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The Mansion at Harkness Memorial was purchased in 1907 by Edward and Mary Harkness. From 1918 to 1929, extensive work was done to the grounds by noted landscape designer Beatrix Jones Farrand (one of the founders of the American Society of Landscape Architects). The estate was left to the State of Connecticut in 1950 and became part of the State Park system in 1952.

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Thanks to Ellie for emailing me about this gorgeous venue! She has visited the venue and shared great info about the venue with me:

  • on the water with no obstruction of the amazing Long Island sound view
  • the entire mansion is completely restored
  • has an amazing pergola you can get married under
  • is surrounded by a massive park

Know of a fabulous venue in your area? Email me and tell me about it!

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