Who owns Blithewold Mansion?

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Who owns Blithewold Mansion?

1946 William McKee dies at Blithewold at the age of 83. Marjorie buys her sister’s share of Blithewold, and becomes the sole owner of Blithewold.

Who built Blithewold Mansion?

Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum

Location Bristol, Rhode Island
Coordinates 41°39′15″N 71°15′58″WCoordinates: 41°39′15″N 71°15′58″W
Built 1895
Architect Dewolf, John; Kilham & Hopkins
Architectural style Late 19th and 20th Century Revivals

Where is blithewold?

Bristol, Rhode Island
Blithewold Estate Blithewold, in Bristol, Rhode Island, is nationally significant in American history as one of the most fully-developed and intact examples of the Country Place Era in the United States, and for its high artistic value in representing the influence of the Arts and Crafts movement in this country.

Who was the architect of the Blithewood garden?

Blithewood Garden, a classic example of a walled Italianate garden, was designed circa 1903 by Francis L. V. Hoppin (1867–1941) of the architectural firm Hoppin & Koen.

How big is the Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and arboretum?

The property features a 45-room mansion filled with family heirlooms, and is framed by a series of lovely gardens that range in character from mysterious to exotic and from poetic to practical.

Is the Blithewood garden open to the public?

Located in the heart of the Hudson River National Historic Landmark District, Blithewood Garden today remains as breathtakingly beautiful as ever, including its awe-inspiring backdrop of the Catskill Mountains and Hudson River. Update: We are now open to the public again!

What kind of plants are in Blithewold Mansion?

An exceptional collection of rare and unusual plants, specimen trees, an accessible greenhouse, and whimsical stonework project a character that is romantic, fresh, and inspiring – and unique to Blithewold.

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