The Carriage Works

The Carriage Works (HM2F6X)

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N 42° 42.163', W 74° 2.009'

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Altamont, New York

—The Museum in the Streets —

HENRY LOCKWOOD BUILT THE FIRST
carriage factory in Knowersville in 1874. The VanBenscoten brothers and Charles B. Warner operated the business until the April 1886 Great
Fire consumed the original building and much of the stock. VanBenscoten & Warner rebuilt within a few months at the same location. After
Jacob VanBenscoten's death in December 1888, the business continued as C. B. Warner & Co. James Keenholts & Dayton Whipple
bought the carriage factory around 1900. By WW I, the business had changed and the art of carriage manufacture had become a sideline. In 1917, new owner Morton Makely overhauled the building into a garage, and it was "Makely's
Garage" for the next 25 years. In 1942, Mr. Makely converted it into six apartments and it remains a residential building today.
HENRY LOCKWOOD CONSTRUYÓ
la primera fábrica de transportes en Knowersville
en 1874. Los hermanos VanBenscoten y Charles B. Warner operaron el negocio hasta que el Gran Incendio de 1886 consumió el edificio y
gran parte de su inventario, pero reconstruyeron en pocos meses en la misma localidad. Después de la muerte de Jacob VanBenscoten en di
ciembre de 1888, el negocio siguió como C. B. Warner & Co. James Keenholts & Dayton Whipple compraron la fábrica cerca de 1900. Llegada la Guerra Mundial, el negocio cambió y el arte del carruaje se hizo menos importante. En 1917, el nuevo dueño Morton Makely transformó el edificio a un garage, y fue "El Garage de
Makely" por los próximos 25 años. En 1942, el Sr. Makely lo convirtió en seis apartamentos, y hoy sigue siendo un edificio residencial
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HM NumberHM2F6X
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Placed ByHudson River Valley Greenway
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Date Added Thursday, March 28th, 2019 at 2:03pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 579158 N 4728255
Decimal Degrees42.70271667, -74.03348333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 42.163', W 74° 2.009'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 42' 9.7799999999998" N, 74° 2' 0.53999999999999" W
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