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Brookside ca. 1945-1994

Former owner:
Matthews, Jean Louise Flagler
Physical description:
3 folders+ 10 35 mm. slides; 3 transparencies; 4 photoprints; 5 negatives
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Place:
United States of America, New York, Westchester County, Rye
New York
Rye
Brookside (Rye, New York)
Date:
1945
1945-1994
ca 1945-1994
Notes:
Brookside was the home of Jean Louise Flagler Matthews, granddaughter of Florida tycoon Henry Flagler. Featured in the 1967 Garden Club of America Visiting Gardens Guide, it was noted as a showplace, with "gardens and landscaping of horticultural interest and great beauty." Of particular note were thousands of naturalized daffodils on the banks and hillsides surrounding a pond.
Persons associated with the property include: Jean Louise Flagler Matthews (former owner, 1960s).
Summary:
The folders include work sheets and a photocopied page from the 1967 Garden Club of America Visiting Gardens Guide.
Topic:
Gardens
Local number:
NY306000
Data Source:
Archives of American Gardens

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