Discoveries: Historic Landscapes

Recent Articles

June 15th, 2022

“the trees, are made the most of as ornaments to the grounds”: Understanding John L. Manning’s 1855 Landscape Improvements at Millford

Author: Grant Quertermous, CAHPT Curator & Director of Collections Newly uncovered documentary evidence indicates that John Laurence Manning undertook a large-scale landscaping project at Millford…

October 25th, 2021

The Great Trading Path

Author: Dr. Kevin Cherry, Director of Education & Outreach In the strip of woods facing the front of Ayr Mount is a depressed spot covered…

July 30th, 2021

The Ground on Which We Stand

Author: Jeff Klee, Ph.D., CAHPT Vice President & Senior Director of Architecture At all Classical American Homes properties, the setting is as important as the…