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The House of Ann Oliver

Updated: Mar 6

Did you know? The Ann Oliver house is 138 years old?

In 1885, construction for what is now known as the historic Ann Oliver house started on October 7th. Research shows that both George DePuy and Jacob Wynkoop built the house for Ann Oliver, a free black woman in New Paltz, NY!

"Ann Oliver House", Donna Rutlin 2023

*This house is on the way to becoming the Dr. Margaret Wade-Lewis Cultural Center for Black History. If you want to help and be a part of the change we want to see, visit

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