Documenting Old Post Road in Staatsburg, NY and the 4 prominent families who lived there. Hoyt, Mills, Dinsmore and Huntington including their immediate and extended family, their travels, their social status, their entertaining, architecture, and related pursuits of every kind.

W. B. Dinsmore – The Locusts – Staatsburg, NY

W.B. Dinsmore asks Cornelius Vanderbilt “How much to sink the Merrimack?” At the call for candidates for the ‘varsity nine yesterday afternoon the following men presented themselves: pitchers, W. B. Dinsmore, ’93,    Article about the current owner of the Locusts property HERE     The Locusts was magnificent article …

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