One of Britain’s most beguiling treasures, Wightwick Manor exemplifies the artful tastes and inviting comforts of late nineteenth-century country life
Clermont and the Livingston Family
They sit along the east bank of the Hudson River in Dutchess and Columbia counties like so many pearls on a necklace: some three dozen estates built by the Livingston family and their relations.
Olana: Frederic Church’s living masterpiece
To visit Olana State Historic Site is to step inside the questing and ever curious mind of the great nineteenth century American painter Frederic Edwin Church. The ornate villa and meticulously designed grounds of the surrounding estate rank as one of his most superlative works, revealing his diverse interests and far-flung influences, as well his love for the pastoral Hudson …