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    • The Manor

    • Three Centuries at a Slave Plantation on Long Island
    • By: Mac Griswold
    • Narrated by: Christina Moore
    • Length: 14 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In 1984, the landscape historian Mac Griswold was rowing along a Long Island creek when she came upon a stately yellow house and a garden guarded by looming boxwoods. She instantly knew that boxwoods that large - 12 feet tall, 15 feet wide - had to be hundreds of years old. So, as it happened, was the house: Sylvester Manor had been held in the same family for 11 generations. Formerly encompassing all of Shelter Island, a pearl of 8,000 acres caught between the North and South Forks of Long Island, the manor had dwindled to 243 acres.

    • Three Centuries at a Slave Plantation on Long Island
    • By: Mac Griswold
    • Narrated by: Christina Moore
    • Length: 14 hrs and 10 mins
    • Release date: 01-21-14
    • 3 out of 5 stars 5 ratings

    Regular price: $31.49