At the summit of Long Hill on Elizabeth Avenue stood the mansion of Professor Mapes. The professor studied agriculture concentrating of fertilizers, drainage, crop rotation and seeding. His daughter, who spent her early years there, was Mary Elizabeth Mapes, best known for writing Hans Brinker in 1865. Mapes Avenue was named for them. This is a house on Mapes Avenue in 1909.
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