John Aspinwall House
@ Queens Borough Public Library
Jacob F. Wieners, Jr
DescriptionBuilt by sea captain John Aspinwall in 1762, the home was used as headquarters for British officers during the American revolution, and as a station on the Underground Railroad during the Civil War. A secret tunnel connected the property with the Bowne house just a few blocks away. It was demolished in the early 1950s.
Unknown Material On Plate Glass Safety Film Gelatin Silver Print
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