Tag: History

  Kykuit has so many magical wonders. Home to four generations of the Rockefeller family, the six story stone house and beautiful grounds have been added to the National Trust for Historic Preservation. The villa, built in the Classical Revival style, is absolutely stunning, a picture of understated elegance. Originally built for one of the... Read the full article
The Morris–Jumel Mansion, also known as the Roger and Mary Philipse Morris House, “Mount Morris” is located at 65 Jumel Terrace in Roger Morris Park in the Washington Heights neighborhood of Manhattan, New York City. It was built in 1765 by Roger Morris, a British military officer, and served as a headquarters for both the... Read the full article
Charles Lewis Bowman was Born in New York City on December 8th, 1890. The second of six children, and a descendant of Jacob Baughman who came to the colonies as one of William Penn’s “twenty tradesmen.” In 1710, Baughman settled in the Shenandoah Valley near Strasburg Virginia. Charles spent many of his childhood summers in... Read the full article