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Fort Hill House [lantern slide]

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Slide manufacturer:
Van Altena, Edward
Creator:
Wood, Willis D., Mrs
Matheson, William J
North Country Garden Club
Landscape Architect:
Shipman, Ellen
Olmsted Brothers
Physical description:
1 photograph : lantern slide, hand-colored ; 3.25 x 4 in
Type:
Lantern slides
Place:
United States of America, New York, Suffolk County, Huntington
New York (State)
Huntington
Date:
1938
01/06/1938
Notes:
Located on site of Tory Revolutionary Fort built by British to protect their ships in Cold Spring Harbor and Oyster Bay. Manor House was built in 1771 and was the headquarters of the Loyalists. The old breastworks remains as well as an iron gate dated 1781. The pair of gingko trees planted by Olmsted are the parents of all those on Long Island.
Mount reads: "Edward Van Altena, 71-79 W. 45th St., N.Y.C."
Historic plate number: "209; III-18."
Historic plate caption: "Mrs. Willis D. Wood; 1938."
Topic:
Summer
Gates
Walls, brick
Vines
Terra-cotta
Containers
Walkways, brick
Canals
Thuja
Urns
Sculpture
Local number:
NY100001
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens

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