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Snow Hill 1953-1997

Former owners:
McKittrick, Thomas H. Mr Mrs
Former owner:
Williams, Norman Mrs
Burrus, Peg
Burrus, Ima
Garden designer:
Humphrey, Elanore
Landscape contractor:
Andre, Howard
Architect:
Wyeth, Nathan C
Mauran, John Lawrence
Physical description:
1 folder+ 17 35 mm. slides
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Place:
United States of America, New Hampshire, Cheshire County, Dublin
New Hampshire
Dublin
Snow Hill (Dublin, New Hampshire)
Date:
1953
1953-1997
Notes:
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).
Summary:
Folder includes Archives of American Gardens Information Sheet, slide list, photocopied photographs, newspaper article.
Publications:
Garden has been featured in The Keene (NH), October 11, 1978
Topic:
Gardens
Local number:
NH029000
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens

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