Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park tells the story of conservation history and the evolving nature of land stewardship in America. The three families associated with the site embody the early ideals of conservation stewardship in the United States. The museum collection consists primarily of nineteenth and twentieth century art and artifacts belonging to the Billings and Rockefeller families, and a few items associated with George Perkins Marsh. It is a diverse collection that includes household furnishings, fine arts, decorative arts and family mementos. Of particular importance are the landscape paintings by artists connected to the Hudson River School, because of its association with the American conservation movement.

Sunset at Lake George painting
Online Hudson River School Art Exhibit

This exhibit showcases paintings in the Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park collections that tell the story of conservation

group of historic bound books on shelf including Man and Nature
Museum Collections Web Catalog

Explore the park's museum collection, from furnishings to personal artifacts.

Thomas Cole's Niagara - historic painting
Art and the Conservation Movement

Robert L. McGrath's book examines the art collection of the park in context with the influence of the conservation movement.

Last updated: November 2, 2023

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