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Idle Hour: An Exhibit of Historic Photographs

Idle Hour: An Exhibit of Historic Photographs

An exhibit I am curating which will be on display March 14, 2013 to June 16, 2013 at the Islip Art Museum.

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March 3, 2013 · 3:11 pm

Idle Hour, Oakdale, NY

This beautiful mansion is now the home of Dowling College.  It was built for William K Vanderbilt I and designed by Richard Howland Hunt  between 1900-1904.  This is the second mansion on this site.  The first Mansion burnt down in 1899.

Idle Hour Front Entrance

Idle Hour Front Entrance

Lighting Fixture

Lighting Fixture

North Side of Idle Hour

North Side of Idle Hour

The mansion is now known as Fortunoff Hall.

Please visit my other Website  for more information and photos of
Idle Hour on the South Shore History Site.  You can also visit my Flickr site.

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