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Author Brackbill, Eleanor Phillips, author

Title An uncommon cape : researching the histories and mysteries of a property / Eleanor Phillips Brackbill
Published Albany : State University of New York Press, [2012]


Description 1 online resource (xxviii, 231 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Excelsior Editions
Excelsior editions.
Contents An Uncommon cape -- Contents -- List of Illustrations -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Part I: Mysteries of the House -- Chapter one: Something Like a Sears House -- Chapter two: The House Finds a Home -- Chapter three: The Cape Cod House: Why So Common, Why So Popular? -- Part II: Thirty-Two Owners in 350 Years: A Focus on Four -- Chapter four: Wappaquewam: Siwanoy Sakima -- Chapter five: Caleb Heathcote: Manor Lord -- Chapter six: Isaac Gedney Jr.: The Neutral Ground -- Chapter seven: Louis Block and Harry Rich Mooney:From Farm to Subdivision
Part III: Mysteries of the Land Chapter eight: In New York or In Connecticut? -- Chapter nine: Moon Over Mamaroneck: When and Where -- Chapter ten: Monkey Business and More: The Possibilities -- Epilogue: Kernels of Truth -- Appendix -- Notes -- Sidebar Notes -- Selected Bibliography -- Index
Notes "Excelsior editions."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
SUBJECT Brackbill, Eleanor Phillips -- Homes and haunts -- New York (State) -- Mamaroneck
Brackbill, Eleanor Phillips. fast (OCoLC)fst01990478
Subject Cape Cod houses -- New York (State) -- Mamaroneck
HISTORY -- United States -- State & Local -- General.
HISTORY -- United States -- State & Local -- Middle Atlantic (DC, DE, MD, NJ, NY, PA)
HISTORY -- United States -- State & Local -- New England (CT, MA, ME, NH, RI, VT)
Cape Cod houses.
SUBJECT Mamaroneck (N.Y.) -- History
Mamaroneck (N.Y.) -- Biography
Subject New York (State) -- Mamaroneck.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2011036270
ISBN 1438443099