"I dream't I dwelt in marble halls"
Devoted to the histories and current state of the great mansions of America's Gilded Age.

Friday, April 20, 2012

Burrwood,The WalterJennings Estate at Lloyd Harbor, NY.

Garden at Burrwood, Photo: Library of Congress.

2 comments:

The Ancient said...

I've often wondered just how much of the statuary, etc. on the grounds was actually stolen over the years since Jennings's death. By the late Fifties, things seemed to be disappearing every year.

Mansions of the Gilded Age, Gary Lawrance, AIA said...

I was there in the 1980,s and the place was in good shape, but after the Home for the Blind left, it became ruined.

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