Old Westbury Manor is the financier John Jay Shafer Phipps (1874-1958) His own estate with his wife and four children. Mr. Phipps is a partner of Carnegie Steel and a well-known charity The son of Henry Phipps and his wife’s father is Glace High Partner of the shipping company. This garden-style manor was built by London architect George Abraham Carat. Lee designed it after the Philip couple got married.
A relative who lives on Long Island drove us there. A very beautiful big garden. A special exhibition on Long Island People and the First World War is going on in the main house. Behind the entrance staff is a large tiger specimen that the owner hunted when he went hunting in India. The furnishings in each room are magnificent. After coming out, mainly walk along the trail by the lake. The air is very fresh. I saw a lot of mushrooms on the ground. Although it is not the blooming season of roses, there is still a smell in the rose garden. You can imagine the beauty of spring.
The Old Westbury Gardens are really nice!
Mansion, absolute mansion! It has a European palace style.