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Mesier Homestead: Architectural Reports & Studies

Over the years, there have been a number of professional architectural studies performed on the Mesier Homestead. Some were designed to capture the configuration and condition of the building at that time. Other reports provided insight into the details of the design, structure and construction of the building.

January 4, 2018

Brewer - Mesier House Existing Condition Drawings

This set of drawings was prepared by Marilyn Kaplan of Preservation Architecture. Drawings are of the overall floorplans and views from all sides of the building.

January 2018

Brewer - Mesier Homestead / Existing Condition Study

This study was prepared by Marilyn Kaplan of Preservation Architecture. The study describes each room in the house, providing an assessment of the structure, and building systems.

October 3, 2006

Exterior Paint Chromochronology

This report, prepared by the Richbrook Conservation, is a study of multi-layered paint extractions that were performed on the exterior of the building.      

November 2, 2001

Architectural Study of the Mesier Homestead

This report was prepared by The Pilon Group - Architects. Based on a survey of the building, this report provides a general overview of the existing building conditions. This report includes a section with views from all sides of the building.

June 1997

Mesier Homestead - Existing Conditions Report

This report, prepared by Preservation Architecture, documents conditions as they were in 1997. Included in the report is an analysis of the overall condition and assessment of exterior Stabilization and Roofing replacement. Contains many photos of the interior and exterior.

March 1937

WPA Drawings

The information included in this report was collected by the Works Progress Administration (WPA) as a part of its Historic American Building Survey. From The Library of Congress; Project 265-6907, Survey # 372.

November 2, 2001

August 1984

National Register of Historic Places

This document is the nomination application for the Historic District of Wappingers Falls. It is filled with many interesting facts about the buildings contained in the district

November 2, 2001

December 2006

Phase I Cultural Resources Survey

This report is the results of an archeological field reconnaissance conducted as part of a drainage and foundation repair of the Mesier Homestead.

November 2, 2001

July 2010

Phase III Archeological Data Retrieval

This document is the final report of the archeological dig done at Mesier Homestead in 2008. The artifacts that were discovered are housed at the Mesier Homestead.

November 2, 2001

July 1998

Bid Package;  Exterior Stabilization - Mesier Homestead


This document is the bid package used to solicit bid for a new roof and misc, exterior repairs, based on the 1997 "Mesier Homestead Existing Conditions Report"

Architectural Drawings available from our gift shop!

Mesier Architectural side view color adj

This is a set of 11 architectural prints of the Mesier Homestead (referred to as the Mesier House) from 1937. Reprinted from The Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division, Historic American Buildings Survey.


Printed on parchment paper, the images include interior and exterior dimensions, trim, door, and windows details and more. Individual pages are suitable for framing.  Pages are 8 1/2" x 11". 

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