Boscobel House and Gardens
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The last full day for my parents visiting me and the US. The weather was just perfect. They had spent the whole week inside New York City, so for today we chose another visit outside of the Big Apple.
My colleague Florin had recommended visiting Boscobel House and Gardens. A beautiful estate on the hills of the Hudson Valley, with nice grounds and gardens and dramatic views on the Hudson.
The Boscobel House is constructed in the Federal style of American architecture. It was built for States Morris Dyckman, a descendant of the Dutch Dyckman settlers who lived on Manhattan. Maybe related to the Dyckmans who lived in the Dyckman House (see here).
The house was constructed from 1804 - 1808.
We arrived too late for the tour of the house. But since the weather was so great we did not mind. Wandering around in the gardens and enjoying the views and atmosphere was also a pleasure.
More pictures below. Deze fake-tekst heb ik toegevoegd om net iets meer regels te genereren zodat deze rare website toestaat dat de bijgesloten foto ook vertoond wordt.