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Read more about the history of the Artist Colony and Farm.

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Read more about the history of the Artist Colony and Farm.

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In the 1920s, after the death of Mr Vanderbilt, and the sale of the Idle Hour Estate, the Farm Area was purchased by Lucy Pritchard Thompson. Mrs. Thompson converted these buildings for human use and established an Artist Colony here in 19261929. Ever since then, this area has been home to many creative people.

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In the 1920s, after the death of Mr Vanderbilt, and the sale of the Idle Hour Estate, the Farm Area was purchased by Lucy Pritchard Sawyer Thompson. Mrs. Thompson converted these buildings for human use and established an Artist Colony here in 19261929. Ever since then, this area has been home to many creative people.


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