• From Right to Left: Weir House, Weir Studio, and Young Studio

    Weir Farm

    National Historic Site Connecticut

Adirondacks - August 1903

Adirondacks, August 3, 1903

The English artist Wilfred Von Glehn thanking Julian Alden Weir for a stay at the farm:

I write you—as from a different country, so great is the change here after the quiet, peaceful and pastoral Branchville—that will always represent for me, when I return to England—the peace loving “intimate” America and very dear to think of—I’m glad to come back to you and am looking forward to it…

I can’t tell you how I enjoyed those good days with you all—the fields—the woods—the fishing—silent hours, the peaceful times at night looking up into the stars…

Did You Know?

Stars on the ceiling of Weir's studio - Photo by Barry McCormick

Many famous artists have found inspiration at Weir Farm National Historic Site. Childe Hassam, Albert Pinkham Ryder, and John Twachtman have all painted on site. More...