From Helderberg Hilltowns of Albany County, NY
The Frisbee House erected 1790-91 "A store and tavern, a doctor's and justice's office, the Federal Library, a ballroom, a Free Mason's Lodge and the family were all, at one time, accommodated in this house." 1922-1972 it was known as the "Catalpa House" owned and operated by Miss Edith Lounsbury until her demise in 1974. People Made It Happen Here, History of the Town of Rensselaerville ca. 1788-1950, Published 1977</ref>.