Garden History Tour of Untermyer Gardens: Vegetable Gardens to Temple of Love | Maurice D. Hinchey Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area


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Garden History Tour of Untermyer Gardens: Vegetable Gardens to Temple of Love


Untermyer Park & Gardens
945 North Broadway
Yonkers, NY 10701

40.965993 -73.885975

County: Westchester
Region: Lower Hudson


  • September 15, 2024, 11:00AM
Detailed Times/Hours Open Daily 9 AM until one hour before sunset, 7 days a week, free admission.


Event Type Historic Site Tour/History Description This tour covers the Color Garden remnants, the Vegetable Garden and Orchard, the Rhododendron Walk and Ruin Garden, the Carriage Trail to the Circular Fountain and the Temple of Love and Rock and Stream Garden. This route is moderately strenuous and cover a little less than 1 mile and a 182-foot vertical descent and ascent. Throughout the tour, you will learn about the rich history of Untermyer Gardens and walk through the most recently restored areas. The tour will emphasize the estate's world-famous heyday during the Untermyer years, its decline after 1940, and the remarkable restoration efforts that have been ongoing since 2011 to the present day. The tour will also highlight the remarkable architecture of the gardens, with an emphasis on Samuel Untermyer and his wife Minnie, and their place in early 20th century history. You will learn about their contributions to the gardens, which are regarded as some of the most beautiful and intricate in the world. Organization Hosting the Event Untermyer Gardens Conservancy Phone Number 914-613-4502


Advance registration required.
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Additional Information

Additional Equipment Required: walking shoes and water

Event Duration (hours): 1.5
This event is NOT Suitable for children under: N/A

Family Friendly: Yes
Walking Distance to Amtrak or Metro North Station: Yes
Barrier Free or Wheelchar accessible? No
Additional Wheelchair Info: The Walled Garden portion of the tour is accessible.
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