William Cullen Bryant's Cedarmere Estate

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Overview
Cedarmere, in the village of Roslyn Harbor, is one of the most picturesque and historic spots on Long Island's North Shore. Its main house was the country home of William Cullen Bryant, the nation's first significant poet and an influential editor of the New York Evening Post. Bryant, who ultimately owned almost 200 acres containing 13 houses, created what may be the first of Long Island's Gold Coast estates. The story of Cedarmere's buildings, grounds, residents, and famous visitors is told here in more than 200 vintage photographs and prints, many of them family images never before published.
Details
ISBN: 9781467115667
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
Date:
State: New York
Series: Images of America
Images: 198
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
Author
Harrison Hunt was senior curator of history for the Nassau County Department of Parks for more than 20 years, supervising Cedarmere from its opening in 1994 until his retirement in 2008. He is former president of the Friends of Cedarmere and the Roslyn Landmark Society. Linda Hunt served for over 10 years as lead staff person at Cedarmere, during which time she did extensive research involving the estate. She was a founding director and treasurer of the Friends of Cedarmere.