Old Historic Long Island
Pictures of Historic Buildings and Places on Long Island

SUFFOLK
COUNTY

Babylon

Brookhaven

Huntington

Islip

Riverhead

Smithtown
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Site Listing

Home


Vanderbilt Museum



The Eagles Nest


The main gate


The trees would have been a smaller years ago and visitors would have first seen this view
Two large eagles from the roof of the original Grand Central Station
Corinthian columns from Greece and a wide open view of the Long Island Sound 


The road to the left leads to the house and the road on the right to the gardens and tennis courts
The Vanderbilt Planetarium now stands where the tennis courts once were


The road to the garden and planetarium


This building is used today by the staff and grounds people


The Rose Garden


Corinthian columns line one wall of the garden


Looking out over the Long Island Sound from the garden


The road to the left leads to the garage and marine museum and the right to the mansion


The carriage house was built in 1910


The Marine Museum or Hall of Fish opened to the public in1922


Here William K. Vanderbilt displayed fish of all types that he collected from around the world


The museum over looked the golf course and the first tee was shot from the roof


A 9 hole course over looking the Long Island Sound

 

 

 

NASSAU
COUNTY
                         
Hempstead

Manhasset

Oyster Bay
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Manors
and
Mansions

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Walking
Tours

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Cemeteries
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By Robert A. Saal 2013