Van Cortlandt Manor
Van Cortlandt Manor
|Architectural style||Dutch-English Colonial|
|NRHP Reference #||66000579|
|Added to NRHP||October 15, 1966|
|Designated NHL||November 5, 1961|
Van Cortlandt Manor is a house and property located by the confluence of the Croton and Hudson Rivers located in the village of Croton-On-Hudson in Westchester County, New York. The stone and brick manor house is now a National Historic Landmark. It is on South Riverside Avenue.
Originally, it was an 86,000-acre (34,800 ha) tract granted as a Patent to Stephanus Van Cortlandt in 1697 by King William III. The manor house was built sometime before 1732 but was not any owner's principal residence until a grandson, Pierre Van Cortlandt, moved there in 1749. At that time the manor house was on a 1,000-acre (405 ha) portion of the original tract. The house remained in Van Cortlandt family ownership until 1945. In 1953, John D. Rockefeller purchased it and began a restoration. The restored manor house was designated as a National Historic Landmark in 1961.
- List of National Historic Landmarks in New York
- National Register of Historic Places listings in northern Westchester County, New York
- "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2007-01-23.
- "Van Cortlandt Manor". National Historic Landmark summary listing. National Park Service. 2007-09-21.
- [ PDF (299 KB) "National Register of Historic Places Inventory-Nomination"]. National Park Service. 1975-01.
- [ PDF (5.40 MB) "National Register of Historic Places Inventory-Nomination"]. National Park Service. 1975-01.
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