Three Centuries at a Slave Plantation on Long Island
|Publication Date:||Jul 2013|
| Publisher:||Farrar, Straus & Giroux|
| Book Format:||Ebook|
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Mac Griswold's The Manor is the biography of a uniquely American place that has endured through wars great and small, through fortunes won and lost, through histories bright and sinister--and of the family that has lived there since its founding as a Colonial New England slave plantation three and a half centuries ago. 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...