Hidden in Plain Sight: Seneca Perry and Son

October 12, 2022

7pm - 8:30pm

Keeseville Fire Department, Keeseville, NY

Seneca Perry (1796-1860), a boat wright turned carpenter-joiner, relocated his family from Bennington, VT to Keeseville when his son, Isaac Gale Perry, was 7. Isaac (1822-1904) attended the Keeseville Academy until age 10 when he left to apprentice with his father from 1832-1854. In New York City, Isaac apprenticed in the office of architect Thomas R. Jackson (1826-1901). Known as New York’s first “State Architect,” Isaac Gale Perry was active across the state building institutional structures and finishing the New York State Capital in Albany. This talk is focused on four local buildings that were once part of the townscape of Keeseville and Ausable Chasm that the Perry's built or designed together or alone

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