Autopsy of Architecture

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Letchworth Village

Photo © 2016 David Bulit, Letchworth Village - Thiells, New York

William Pryor Letchworth was born in Brownville, New York on May 26, 1823, the fourth of eight children born to Josiah and Ann Hance Letchworth. Raised as a Quaker, Letchworth learned the values of hard work, charity, and development of the intellect from his family. At age 15, he was hired as a clerk at