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Bar Harbor -- Blair Eyrie

Former owner:
Wheeler, George Major  Search this
Blair, DeWitt Clinton Mr. Mrs.  Search this
Stratton, Sidney V.  Search this
Andrews, Jaques & Rantoul  Search this
Landscape architect:
Greenleaf, James L., 1857-1933  Search this
Owens, F. W.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Archival materials
Blair Eyrie (Bar Harbor, Maine)
United States of America -- Maine -- Hancock County -- Bar Harbor
Scope and Contents:
The folder includes worksheets and photocopies of book excerpts about the garden, one of which features a plan of the estate.
This Bar Harbor garden site was for many years the summer home of Mr. and Mrs. DeWitt Clinton Blair. The original house was designed by Sidney V. Stratton, while architects for the garden site were Andrews, Jaques & Rantoul. The gardens were designed by F. W. Owens and James L. Greenleaf. The gardens featured a formal design with a Japanese-style fountain as a focal point, although they were surrounded by native evergreen forest. A teahouse provided another Asian touch to the overall Italianate design. The house was razed about 1935, and after several changes in ownership in 1975 the property became the site of the Summit House Health Care Center.
Persons and firms associated with the property include: Major George Wheeler (former owner 1894-1895); Mr. and Mrs. DeWitt Clinton Blair (former owners, c. 1901-1935); Sidney V. Stratton (architect); Andrews, Jaques & Rantoul (architects, before 1905); James L. Greenleaf (landscape architect, before 1933); and F. W. Owens (landscape architect, before 1935).
Related Materials:
Blair Eyrie related holdings consist of 1 folder (1 photoprint, 6 35 mm. slides)
Collection 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:
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Gardens -- Maine -- Bar Harbor  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
AAG.GCA, File ME051
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The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Maine
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens

Entered in Volume 1

Archival materials
Jan. 9, 1866–Nov. 17, 1866
Collection Restrictions:
Freedmen's Bureau Digital Collection, 1865–1872, is a product of and owned by the National Museum of African American History and Culture, Smithsonian Institution. Copyright for digital images is retained by the donor, FamilySearch International; permission for commerical use of the digital images may be requested from FamilySearch International, Intellectual Property Office, at:
Collection Citation:
Courtesy of the U. S. National Archives and Records Administration, FamilySearch International, and the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture.
NMAAHC.FB.M1902, Item
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Records of the Field Offices for the District of Columbia, Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1865–1870
Records of the Field Offices for the District of Columbia, Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1865–1870 / Series 2: Offices of Staff Officers / 2.2: Assistant Quartermaster and Disbursing Officer / 2.2.5: Letters Received
Archival Repository:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
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Online Media:

Narrative of a voyage of discovery to Africa and Arabia : performed in His Majesty's ships, Leven and Barracouta, from 1821 to 1826, under the command of Capt. F.W. Owen / by Capt. Thomas Boteler ; in two volumes

Boteler, Thomas  Search this
Owen, F. W  Search this
Russell E. Train Africana Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Boteler, Thomas Travel  Search this
Leven (Ship)  Search this
Barracouta (Ship)  Search this
Physical description:
2 v., [4] leaves of plates : ill. (lithographs) ; 23 cm
Africa, East
Africa, West
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
DT365 .B74 1835
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries

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