Giralda Farms

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Giralda Farms was the estate of Geraldine Rockefeller Dodge in Madison, New Jersey.[1] She would hold dog shows at the property.[2] After her death it was converted into a corporate park containing the headquarters for Quest Diagnostics, Maersk and other corporations.[3]


  1. ^ "Geraldine Rockefeller Dodge, Founder of Kennel Club, Dead". New York Times. August 14, 1973. Retrieved 2010-11-17. Mrs. Geraldine Rockefeller Dodge, last surviving child of the financier William Rockefeller and the widow of Marcellus Hartley Dodge, chairman of the Renmington Arms Company, died today at her home, Giralda Farms. She was 91 years old. 
  2. ^ "Event at Giralda Farms Saturday to Be Largest Open-Air Exhibition Ever Held. Captain von Stephanitz, Noted Shepherd Dog Authority, to Judge That Breed". New York Times. May 18, 1930. Retrieved 2010-11-17. Fifteen hundred dogs will be benched on the polo field of Giralda Farms, the country estate of Mrs. Geraldine Rockefeller Dodge at Madison, N.J., next Saturday in the fourth annual dog show of the Morris and Essex Kennel Club. ... 
  3. ^ "Realty Trust Plots a Route, Highway 24". New York Times. August 8, 2004. Retrieved 2010-11-17. Todd Rechler, whose family founded Reckson and who is the head of New Jersey operations, has been gloating about the company's recent purchase of the former headquarters of Atlantic Mutual Insurance at the 1.25-million-square-foot Giralda Farms office park in Madison. Giralda Farms also has operations of Pfizer, Maersk Sealand and Schering-Plough. ... The office park was built on what was originally the estate of the Remington Arms tycoon Marcellus Hartley Dodge and his wife, Geraldine Rockefeller Dodge, the niece of the Standard Oil founder John D. Rockefeller. ... 

Coordinates: 40°45′35″N 74°26′04″W / 40.759732°N 74.434497°W / 40.759732; -74.434497