United States of America, New Hampshire, Cheshire County, Dublin
Snow Hill (Dublin, New Hampshire)
A property previously known as "Oak Hill," Snow Hill's house was used as an inn in the 1930's and had been the summer residence of Count Speck von Sternberg, German ambassador to the United States, during the early days of World War I. Much of the house was destroyed by fire in 1978. The garden includes three terraces, foundation planting, woodland planting, and formal garden with a sundial.
Persons associated with the property include: Mr. and Mrs. Thomas H. McKittrick (former owners, 1901); Mrs. Norman (Caroline C.) Williams (former owner, 1914-1930's); Peg and Ima Burrus (former owners, 1944-1948); John Lawrence Mauran (architect); Nathan C. Wyeth (architect); Elanore Humphrey (garden designer, 1949); Howard Andre (landscaper); and Betty Wisiaszek (gardener).
Folder includes Archives of American Gardens Information Sheet, slide list, photocopied photographs, newspaper article.
Garden has been featured in The Keene (NH), October 11, 1978