Montgomery Place Historic Site

Local nameMontgomery Place Historic Site
LocationNew York, USA

Montgomery Place, now Bard College: The Montgomery Place Campus, near Barrytown, New York, United States, is an early 19th-century estate that has been designated a National Historic Landmark. It is also a contributing property to the Hudson River Historic District, itself a National Historic Landmark.

It is a Federal-style house, with expansion designed by architect Alexander Jackson Davis. It reflects the tastes of a younger, post-Revolutionary generation of wealthy landowners in the Livingston family who were beginning to be influenced by French trends in home design, moving beyond the strictly English models exemplified by Clermont Manor a short distance up the Hudson River. It is the only Hudson Valley estate house from this era that survives intact, and Davis's only surviving neoclassical country house.Andrew Jackson Downing praised the landscapes of the estate, work he had informally…

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Opening hours

Mansion Tours:
June 1 - Oct 12: Tours at 10:30, 11:30, 1:30, and 2:30.

Admission

Tour: $10 per person

More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Montgomery_Place

Official website http://www.bard.edu/montgomeryplace/

Facebook http://www.facebook.com/pages/Montgomery-Place/247026241710

Phone +1 845 758 5461

Address 25 Gardner Way, Red Hook, NY 12571, USA

Coordinates 42°0'51.998" N -73°55'8" E

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