October 6, 2011 Kykuit MGC Trip Info

by MaryAnnLittle ~ July 8, 2011



Mystic Garden Club Bus Trip

Thursday, October 6, 2011

 

Kykuit, Rockefeller  Hudson River Summer Estate

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Rockefeller Union Chapel with Chagall windows

The hilltop paradise was home to four generations of the Rockefeller family beginning with philanthropist, John D. Rockefeller.  The tour will take you into the main rooms of the 6 story mansion with sweeping views of the Hudson River Valley. There is a surprise underground art gallery.  Then the tour continues onto the expansive terraced gardens, grottos and reflecting pools of the grounds completed with famous 20th century sculptures by Picasso, Moore, Calder Nevelson and Smith.  House and Garden Grand Tour is a 3 hour tour and we will be walking the entire time.  There is some stairway climbing through the house and garden.

Cost approximately $75.00

(Lunch on your own)

We will leave from the  Olde Mistick Village parking lot at approximately 6:30 am and

Return about 5:00 pm.

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