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    Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller

    National Historical Park Vermont

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  • Starting Wednesday July 23rd Expect Road Closures

    July 23rd, Prosper Trail, North Slope & Middle Pass Trails - west side of the park CLOSED for forestry operations. McKenzie Farm Trail & McKenzie Rd will remain open for access between Prosper Parking Lot and the Pogue. CAUTION Heavy Equipment in use!

Historical Furnishings and Decorative Arts

The historical furnishings and decorative arts collection date primarily from the mid to late 19th century and feature a variety of distinctive decorative elements including furniture, silver, ceramics, and glass.

Highlights from the collection:

 
MABI 7918, Neoclassical Table, c. late 18th/early 19th century

MABI 7918, Neoclassical Table, c. late 18th/early 19th century

Furniture
MABI 7918, Neoclassical Table, c. late 18th/early 19th century

 
MABI 2903, Silver Tumbler by Tiffany & Company, 1959

MABI 2903, Silver Tumbler by Tiffany & Company, 1959

Silver
MABI 2903, Silver Tumbler by Tiffany & Company, 1959

 
MABI 1555, Desk Lamp by Louis C. Tiffany & Company, c.1886

MABI 1555, Desk Lamp by Louis C. Tiffany & Company, c.1886

Lighting Fixtures
MABI 1555, Desk Lamp by Louis C. Tiffany & Company, c.1886

 
MABI 4093, Leaded Windowpane by Loius C. Tiffany & Company, c. 1886

MABI 4093, Leaded Windowpane by Louis C. Tiffany & Company, 1886

Glass
MABI 4093, Leaded Windowpane by Louis C. Tiffany & Company, 1886

 
MABI 2796, Chinese Porcelain Charger, K’ang Hsi Period c. 1662-1722

MABI 2796, Chinese Porcelain Charger, K’ang Hsi Period c. 1662-1722

Ceramics
MABI 2796, Chinese Porcelain Charger, K'ang Hsi Period c. 1662-1722

 
MABI 10542, Embossed Wallpaper, c. 1886

MABI 10542, Embossed Wallpaper, c. 1886

Wallpaper
MABI 10542, Embossed Wallpaper, c. 1886

Did You Know?

In this sepia-toned photo from 1927, nine men sit and kneel amongst the ruins of a Native American dwelling at Mesa Verde. NPS Photo.

As a teenager, Laurance S. Rockefeller toured Yellowstone, Grand Canyon, and Mesa Verde with Horace Albright. Later in life, Laurance would donate lands to create Virgin Islands NP and Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller NHP. He was the first conservationist to receive the Congressional Gold Medal.