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Detail of a room with architectural railing and column.

French Decoration in the Gilded Age

One of the most extraordinary rooms in any house in America, Mrs. Vanderbilt's bedroom was based on fashionable design books.

Two women in a large kitchen.

The Vanderbilt Servants

Managing a house for luxurious living required a large staff of servants.

A watercolor print of a couple overlooking a river landscape.

A History of the Hyde Park Estate

An brief history of the Vanderbilt property from European settlement in the seventeenth century to present day.

A man in a  white work suit with a bull.

Hyde Park Farms

The farm at Hyde Park supplied the Vanderbilt household with produce, meat, and dairy. It was a showcase of model farming practices.

Last updated: August 26, 2020

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4097 Albany Post Road
Hyde Park, NY 12538

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