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(2008)

The little outbuilding on the front lawn is the main event here: a neo-Classical folly that was a garage until 1977 when the ornamentation was added and it was converted to a cottage. The property was owned until 1944 by the artist Nancy Ferguson (1869-1967). It was purchased by Fredric “Fritz” Varady (1908-2002), an artist and magazine illustrator, who brought a smart-set 1950s style to Norman Rockwell-like vignettes. It’s been owned by the O’Hara family since 1968.

¶ Last updated on 3 February 2012.


John O’Hara wrote on 3 February 2012: This property including the main house has been owned by the O’Hara family since 1968. The little outbuilding in front was a garage until 1977 when the ornamentation was added and it was converted to a “cottage.”

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