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Springside Landscape Stroll


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Location:
Springside National Historic Landmark
20 Springside Drive
Poughkeepsie , NY , 12601
County: Dutchess
Date(s):
9/21/2013 1:00 PM (Guided Tour)

Category: Historic Site Tour

Themes: Family Friendly,Great Estates Cultural Corridor

Event Description:
A National Hiistoric Landmark, Springside was designed in 1850-52 by America's first landscape architect, A. J. Downing for college founder Matthew Vassar as his summer pleasure grounds. Enjoy a one-hour guided stroll of this rare surviving A. J. Downing landscape design featuring grassy carriage roads that wind past rocky outcroppings, shady hollows, and sunny meadows in a series of carefully composed romantic effects.

Contact Information:
Virginia Hancock
springsidelandmark.org
845 454 2060

Additional Information:
* Fee required
Fee Information: Suggested Donation $5.00
Not Wheelchair Accessible


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