Friday, November 6, 2009

Photos for Friday





Islip Art Museum, Islip, New York
(c)2009 DSThemelis

Visited the museum in October.  The grand mansion, with 41 rooms including a ballroom, was Brookwood Hall, built in 1903 by Harry K. Knapp.  What a grand place this must have been on Long Island.  Not too many of these left in good condition, unfortunately.

http://www.eastislip.org/Pages/Estates/BrookWood%20Hall%20History/Thorne%20Estate/Knapp&Thorne.htm


1 comment:

  1. My wife's great grandfather - she has a couple of small things from that house.

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