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Fouquet House: 1904

Fouquet House: 1904

1904. "Fouquet House and Delaware & Hudson R.R. station, Plattsburgh, N.Y." Panorama made from two 8x10 inch glass negatives. View full size.


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Q: "Get rid of the fancy roof and porch?"

A: [Thinks . . . and then says:] "Yeah, just Fouquet."

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The Fouquet House lost its fancy roof and enclosed side porch, but the railroad station seems intact:

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