The Gardens of Van Cortlandt Manor, 1930

These beautiful glass lantern slides show the gardens of Van Cortlandt Manor in 1930, when the property was still owned by Van Cortlandt descendents.1 The photographs are from the Garden Club of America collection in the Archives of American Gardens at the Smithsonian Institution. The Smithsonian's website states that "the Garden Club of America was … Continue reading The Gardens of Van Cortlandt Manor, 1930

Van Cortlandt Manor Ferry House

This postcard shows the Van Cortlandt Manor Ferry House, circa 1907.

Ward Carpenter Survey of the Lower Croton River, 1871

Annotated detail from the survey "The Easterly shore line of the Croton River, from Deer Island to Crawbucky Point, Ward Carpenter & Sons, 1871". Click the images to enlarge them.