Gothic Revival summer home (c.1846) by merchant and publisher Henry Bowen; Fourth of July host to presidents Grant, Hayes, Harrison and McKinley. Barn contains perhaps the oldest surviving indoor bowling alley in the country. 1850 Boxwood parterre garden. National Historic Landmark.
Admission: Adults $8, seniors $7, children (under 12) $4, under 5 free.
Hours: June 1-Oct. 15, Wed.-Sun., Fourth of July, and Columbus Day 11-5. Tours leave on the hour, last one at 4 p.m.
Address: 556 Rte. 169
Phone: (860) 928-4074
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