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Archive for the 'Penn Yan' Category

Penn Yan Postcards

Friday, November 14th, 2008

Framed Penn Yan Postcards Finally we are making some progress with hanging things on the wall. It has taken a while, and thinking about it, we really did need to wait to see the rooms come together — it has become the last decorating touch that provides a room with a sense of uniformity and […]

Weekend Doings — Chef Lerman’s

Monday, July 28th, 2008

Chef Lerman’s Late morning Saturday I rushed to the Post Office to get a package in the mail before noon and noticed Main Street was closed and lots of tables were set up in the street. I really must start subscribing to the local papers because if there isn’t an ad in a store window […]

House Decor, The Library (and Vintage Fortune)

Thursday, July 24th, 2008

Empty Library Pictured above is the room we refer to as the library, it may be entered via the vestible or through the study (seen in the image). It has built in bookcases, so that is probably what launched the term for us, though I think in the original configuration of this house, it was […]

Penn Yan News, 52 years ago

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2008

Miss Alice Griggs died 30 September 1954 and willed her 17 room house at 324 Main Street to the Penn Yan library. Evidently it had served as needed classroom space for the elementary school and was known as the Penn Yan Civic Center since February of 1955. On 19 July 1956 the Board of the […]