Bard College - Blithewood Mansion

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Blithewood Mansion was built by National Guard captain and real estate mogul Andrew C. Zabriskie, who commissioned four statues for his garden. Each statue would depict one of his four daughters. When tragedy struck and one of his daughters was killed falling out of a window of a New York City apartment, her statue went missing. Rumor has it that her ghost wanders the property in place of the missing statue. In 1951, the mansion was given to Bard College.

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Geographic Information

Address:
Blithewood Ave
Dutchess County, NY 12504
United States

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GPS:
42.0208155, -73.91700589999999
County:
Dutchess County, New York
Nearest Towns:
Glasco, NY (2.2 mi.)
Tivoli, NY (2.6 mi.)
Red Hook, NY (2.8 mi.)
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Lake Katrine, NY (4.4 mi.)
Malden, NY (5.2 mi.)
Malden-on-Hudson, NY (5.2 mi.)
East Kingston, NY (5.3 mi.)
Lincoln Park, NY (6.3 mi.)

Contact Information

Web:
http://www.bard.edu/campus/facilities/facilities.php?id=29

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