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Wethersfield Garden

Amenia, NY
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"Wethersfield was the country home of Chauncey Stillman, who created and left the 1,200-acre estate to the Wethersfield Foundation after his death in 1989. It is now open to the public for open space and scenic enjoyment. The main house and formal gardens are situated at 1,200 feet, making it the highest point in the area and providing panoramic views of the Catskills and the Berkshires."


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Notes from the website:
Wethersfield, located 10 miles northeast of Millbrook, was the country estate of Chauncey Devereux Stillman (1907-1989). Wethersfield was left to Wethersfield Foundation, a not for profit organized by Mr. Stillman in 1938. After Mr. Stillman’s death in 1989, Wethersfield was opened to the public for open space and scenic enjoyment. Wethersfield occupies 1,200 acres in Northeast Dutchess County and consists of Wethersfield Main House, Gardens, Carriage House, and Farm. The House and Gardens are situated at an elevation of 1,200 ft., the highest point in the region, which provides panoramic views of the Catskills to the west and the Berkshires to the north.