Vanderbilt Mansion

Vanderbilt Mansion
Title:
Vanderbilt Mansion
Format:
Paperback
USA Price: 
Stock:
In stock
GPO Stock Number:
024-005-00956-6
ISBN:
0-16-061645-X
Description

The Vanderbilt estate came into the National Park Service (NPS) in 1940 and this handbook provides a guide, a description of the estate, and insight to its history.  The Vanderbilt mansion in located in Hyde Park, NY and showcases the gilded age in the architecture, original furnishings and manicured landscapes. It is one of the region's oldest Hudson River estates.   Plan a trip to revisit the historical significance of this period in history.  

Table of Contents

A. The Vanderbilt name and fortune
B. Another Millionaire in Dutchess
C. A Mansion in the Making
D. Estate Development
E. Final Changes to the Mansion and Grounds
F. A Way of Life
G. Society in the Hudson Valley
H. Operation of the Estate
I. The Vanderbilts and the People of Hyde Park
J. Early History of the Estate
K. Description of the Mansion
L. Description of the Grounds
M. Travel Routes to the Site
N. About Your Visit
O. The National Historic Site
P. Suggested Readings
 

Audience

Tourists, historians, and travel guides would find this information useful.

Product Details

Availability Details:
In Stock
USA Price:
$7.50
International Price:
$10.50
Publisher:
Interior Dept., National Park Service, Division of Publications
Author:
  • Snell, Charles W.
Notes:
OFFERED AT A SPECIAL PRICE OF $378.00 per 100 copies when mailed to one address. There will be no further discount allowed on the per 100 price. NB1261
Key Phrases:
  • National Park Service Handbook 32
  • New York
Weight:
0.3125
Quantity Price:
See Note
Cover:
Paper
Subject Bibliography:
016KF 140PD
Unit of Issue (US):
1
Unit of Issue (Non-US):
1
Record Creation Date:
04/23/1997
Last Status Update:
11/21/2019
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