Mansions of the Gilded Age Symposium
Five esteemed speakers and authors discuss topics related to Gilded Age homes, society, and art. Talks and speakers scheduled will be, Lynnewood Hall; The American Dream given by Edward Thome. What Would Mrs. Astor Do? by Cecelia Tichi. Life Along the Hudson, Historic Country Estates of the Livingston Family by Peter Estersohn. The Homes of Jay Gould and the Magnificent Mansions and Estates His Children Built given by Gary Lawrance. Music of the Gilded Age given by Christopher Brellochs. A selection of sandwiches, salads, and snacks will be available for purchase to ticket holders at lunch. Pre-purchase lunch voucher with your symposium ticket to speed through the lunch line. Lecture Schedule 8:30 – 10 AM Registration and Coffee Station Open; Museum Shop Open 9:00 AM Special Tour of Lyndhurst Mansion Optional add-on Take a tour through the first and second floors of Lyndhurst mansion.