|Gardens for Mr. and Mrs. Edw. F. Hutton at Wheatly Hills. L. I. |
Marian C. Coffin, Landscape Architect.
|THE GREAT LAWN - 2002|
|IRISES BLOOMING - STONE-EDGED STREAM|
|STONE-EDGED STREAM - 2002|
|ICE HOUSE - ORIGINAL SOURCE FOR STREAM - 2002|
|TULIPS BLOOMING - ENGLISH BRICK GARDEN|
|ENGLISH BRICK GARDEN - 1935|
|THE ENGLISH BRICK GARDEN - 2002|
|PUTTING GREEN, LOOKING NORTH TOWARDS THE ENGLISH BRICK GARDEN, ROSE ARBOR AT THE RIGHT - 1935|
|MAGNOLIA WALK - AT THE AXIS THE ENGLISH BRICK GARDEN IS TO THE LEFT, DIRECTLY NORTH THE HOUSE. TO THE RIGHT THE OPENING LEADS TO THE TENNIS COURT, BEHIND THE VIEW IS THE ROSE ARBOR|
|MAGNOLIA WALK - 1945|
|WINTER VIEW OF ARBOR - 2002|
After what became known as "The Battle of "Oyster Bay" in 1955, the estate was converted into Long Island University's C. W. Post College, over local residents' objections.
Click HERE to see "Hillwood" at wikimapia. Old Long Island.com has the gardens as they are today and a overhead aerial from the 30's showing the gardens as laid out by Marian Cruger Coffin.