Owl's Nest

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Owl's Nest (Edward Eggleston Estate)
Owl's Nest, Dunhams Bay, NY.jpg
Main house at Owl's Nest from southwest, 2008
Owl's Nest is located in New York
Owl's Nest
Location Town of Lake George, NY
Nearest city Rutland, VT
Coordinates 43°26′41″N 73°39′18″W / 43.44472°N 73.65500°W / 43.44472; -73.65500Coordinates: 43°26′41″N 73°39′18″W / 43.44472°N 73.65500°W / 43.44472; -73.65500
Built 1881
Governing body Joshua's Rock Corporation
NRHP Reference # 71000565
Significant dates
Added to NRHP November 11, 1971[1]
Designated NHL November 11, 1971[2]

Owl's Nest, also known as Edward Eggleston Estate, is a National Historic Landmark. Edward Eggleston, 1837-1902, was one of America's first realist writers. He began summering there in the 1870s and it was his permanent home from the mid-1880s until his death.

It was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1971.[2][3]

It is located on NY 9L, in the area of Joshua's Rock, in Lake George, New York.


  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2007-01-23. 
  2. ^ a b "Owl's Nest (Edward Eggleston Estate)". National Historic Landmark summary listing. National Park Service. 2007-09-17. 
  3. ^ Robert S. Gamble and Edmund Preston (July 30, 1971). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory-Nomination: Owl's Nest PDF (442 KB)". National Park Service.  and Accompanying 4 photos, exterior, from 1971. PDF (1.04 MB)

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