Wednesday, October 7, 2009

When 'Elm Point' Was For Sale

A brochure advertising 'Elm Point', the William Slocum Barstow estate designed by Greville Rickard c. 1917 in Kings Point. Barstow was mayor of Kings Point from 1924 to 1940. Today the house operates as the U.S. Merchant Marine Museum. Click HERE to see 'Elm Point' on google earth.
Brochure courtesy of SPLIA.


Anonymous said...

Correction: It is the "American Merchant Marine Museum".

Anonymous said...

The house was built in 1913 (the year is a carved in roman numerals inside the vestibule).