GREAT HOUSES OF THE GILDED AGE

 

 

 

 

 

Christmas at a Gilded Age Country House

From 1993 to 1997 I was Director of Education at the country house of Ogden Mills in Staatsburg, NY. This house is owned and operated by NYS Parks and Recreation (NYS Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation.) Near Hyde Park Just Down The Road From The Vanderbilts and Roosevelts. Ogden Mills …

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The House of W. L. Stow, Esq. – Roslyn, NY

The House of W. L. Stow, Esq. Roslyn, New York From AMERICAN ESTATES AND GARDENS by Barr Ferree published 1906 JR. STOWS house is an Italian palace adapted to the exigencies of the American climate. Very large it is, and splendidly environed, and best seen from the south, although entered …

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