Sass, Fred J. (Red Hook, N.Y.)
This building known as the Whaleback has been owned twice by Bard. Early in the 20th century, it was a student dormitory, (see: http://www.hrvh.org/u?/bard,212). In 1965 Bard purchased it for use as faculty apartment housing. Originally, this was the farmhouse of a large ten thousand acre farm owned by the Lewis family. In 1950, it was operated as an inn, and today it is a privately owned apartment house.
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Sass, Fred J. (Red Hook, N.Y.), “Whaleback,” Stevenson Library Digital Collections, accessed January 21, 2018, http://omekalib.bard.edu/items/show/1026.