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Bartow – Pell Mansion

Designated Landmark • New York City

 
 
Bartow – Pell Mansion Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 19, 2010
1. Bartow – Pell Mansion Marker
Inscription.  Built between 1836 and 1842 as a country seat for Robert Bartow, descendant of Thomas Pell who established the Manor of Pelham here in 1654, this house is one of the finest examples of the late Federal style in the country. It was restored by the International Garden Club in 1914. The handsomely furnished interiors are Greek Revival in style and overlook the beautiful formal gardens.

Plaque provided by the New York Community Trust, 1971.
 
Erected 1971 by New York Community Trust.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1836.
 
Location. 40° 52.308′ N, 73° 48.341′ W. Marker is in Bronx, New York, in Bronx County. Marker can be reached from Shore Road, on the right when traveling north. Marker is located in Pelham Bay Park, across from Split Rock Golf Course. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 895 Shore Road, Bronx NY 10464, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bartow Pell Mansion (here, next to this marker); Pell’s Treaty Oak (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line);
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By Bill Coughlin, June 19, 2010
2. Bronx Marker
The marker can be seen here to the right of the front door to the mansion.
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Glover’s Rock (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Glover’s Rock (approx. half a mile away); Freedomland USA Theme Park (approx. 1.2 miles away); Battle of Pelham (approx. 1.3 miles away); This Mile Stone (approx. 1.6 miles away); Patriots of the American Revolution (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bronx.
 
Also see . . .  Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum. (Submitted on June 19, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
 
Bartow – Pell Mansion image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 19, 2010
3. Bartow – Pell Mansion
Bartow – Pell Mansion Front Gates image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 19, 2010
4. Bartow – Pell Mansion Front Gates
The Bartow – Pell Mansion is located off of Shore Road in Pelham Bay Park.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 11, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 19, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 802 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 19, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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