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Mill Neck Manor 1999

Former owners:
Weicker, Theodore Mr. Mrs.
Dodge, Robert C. Mr. Mrs.
Architects:
Clinton, Russell, Wells, Holton & George
Provenance:
North Country Garden Club of Long Island
Physical description:
1 folder+ 11 35 mm. slides
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Place:
United States of America, New York, Nassau County, Mill Neck
New York
Mill Neck
Mill Neck Manor (Mill Neck, New York)
Date:
1999
1999-1999
Notes:
Established around 1923, this 86-acre site, formerly a private estate, is now a school for the deaf. The gardens, which feature mature trees, terraces, and a gazebo, complement the Tudor-style mansion. Planted urns and broad, sweeping vistas complete the design.
Persons and firms associated with the garden include: Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Weicker (former owners, before 1940); Mr. and Mrs. Robert C. Dodge (former owners, 1950s); and Clinton, Russell, Wells, Holton & George (architects, ca. 1923).
Summary:
The folder includes a worksheet, a summary property plan, six black and white images of the garden from about 1950, and a photocopy of an April 2000 newspaper article about plans for expansion of the school.
Topic:
Gardens
Local number:
NY788000
Restrictions:
Access to original images by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens

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