Posted by: Rayman
N 42° 53.910 W 078° 39.797
17T E 690779 N 4752191
Quick Description: This house in Lancaster, NY was built in the 1870s for an emigrating Dutch businessman.
Location: New York, United States
Date Posted: 1/20/2007 8:54:56 PM
Waymark Code: WM15D2
The Zuidema-Idsari House is significant as a locally significant and distinct example of Italiante residential design incorporating elements of Eastlake ornamentation. The house is typical of the type of upper middle-class homes which were built in the Village of Lancaster during the last quarter of the 19th century.
The house was built for John H. Zuidema circa 1876. Zuidema emigrated from Holland in 1849 along with a number of other Dutch businessman who settled in Lancaster with their families and contributed significantly to the comminity. He lived in this house until his death in 1879. The property was then acquired by Tjeerd Idsardi, another of the "Hollanders" who came to Lancaster in the late 1840s.
Lancaster, NY United States
County / Borough / Parish: Erie
Year listed: 1999
Historic (Areas of) Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Periods of significance: 1875-1899, 1900-1924, 1925-1949
Historic function: Domestic: Single Dwelling
Current function: Domestic: Single Dwelling
Privately owned?: yes
Primary Web Site: [Web Link]
Season start / Season finish: Not listed
Hours of operation: Not listed
Secondary Website 1: Not listed
Secondary Website 2: Not listed
National Historic Landmark Link: Not listed
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