Historic Structures - Lippitt Farm House
Lippitt Farm House
Origin: Hinman Hollow, Hartwick, Otsego County, NY
Builder: Lippitt, Joseph
Original owner: Lippitt, Joseph, 1771-1862/ Lippitt, Joseph Jr., 1798-/ Hinds, George/ Hinds, John/ Lippitt, Moses H./ Sill, Jedadiah/ Root, Charles L/ Murdock, William/ Lippitt, Moses E.
Info: The Lippitt Farm house is a Saltbox style house. It was built for Joseph Lippitt in the Hinman Hollow section of Hartwick. Today, the Lippitt Farmstead includes the Brooks barn, the corn crib, the smokehouse, the Westmoreland driveshed and a hop house. These outbuildings are typical of the 1840s as are the heritage animals and crops produced on the Farmstead.
A large kitchen garden and a chicken coop located behind the house were tended by the women and children who lived on the farm. The kitchen fireplace and oven provided meals for the farm family and workers.
Provenance: The Farmers' Museum acquired the house on August 28, 1951.