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Wyckoff House
Posted: December 28th, 2009
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Visit the old Wyckoff Farmhouse Museum to see the home of Pieter and his wife Grietje built and passed onto eight generations of their descendants over 350 years, now the oldest house in New York City,  and learn about the early Dutch colony and about the farmhouses of Kings County. Lucie Chin, Senior Docent at the museum, gives a tour.

  • Bob Choate

    What a gem. Love the video and narrative style, really brings history into focus as we learn what it really took to raise a family and prosper in an earlier time. I must visit the Wyckoff house!

  • Deborah Serrano

    What a delight! These are my ancestors and since I live in the Northwest, it was great to be able to visit the house via video and computer. Excellent job!

  • Lynn & Paul Wycoff

    This is terrific. Now those who have not been able to visit the house can experience it. We’ve been there twice and now feel like we’ve made a third visit. Hopefully there is a reference to this on the web site so more family and friends can enjoy it.

  • Cheryl Wyckoff Whitmore

    I had the pleasure of visiting the Wyckoff House this past Friday and it was an awesome experience to walk where my ancestors walked and lived. This video enables my family to share the experience since they are not able to make the trip to Brooklyn. The museum staff are excellent and I highly recommend this historic site visit.

  • Carol Duggan

    How terrific to see the oldest house of a classmate’s ancestors.

  • Lorraine Mehlenbacher

    These are my ancestors also; I am related through Charity Wyckoff Wheaton. I hope to visit the house some day. I enjoyed the video; very informative. What a treasure!!

  • Marvin and Wendy Mosher

    We visited the Wyckoff House two times and we were very pleased to have the experience. The corn husks in the walls, the orange color inside the cabinet, the original tools and every other carefully preserved treasure was just great to see. We love all of it. I love being part of the Wyckoff family.

  • charlotte Squarcy

    Thanks for the exposure – To trace the Wycoff family in The Netherlands, follow my journey this fa TV season at http://www.Manbijthond.nl and type in Charlotte in the search bar. All programs are in English and posted on the site as they are breadcast in Sept. Charlotte Van Hoorn Wyckoff Bd

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