Documenting Old Post Road in Staatsburg, NY and the 4 prominent families who lived there. Hoyt, Mills, Dinsmore and Huntington including their immediate and extended family, their travels, their social status, their entertaining, architecture, and related pursuits of every kind.


Published in THE COLOMBIA REPUBLICAN, TUESDAY, AUGUST 30, 1921 – page 2 “OGDEN MILLS’ CATTLE SHIPPED FOR EXHIBITS The Inderkill Farms near Staatsburg, owned by Ogden Mills, have sent five herds of cattle in various shipments which will be exhibited in shows throughout the east during the coming exhibition season. The …

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Gladys Mills (Mrs. Henry Carnegie Phipps)

Former home of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Carnegie Phipps (Gladys Mills) Spring Hill, home of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Carnegie Phipps: http://www.mansionsofthegildedage.com/2012/06/spring-hill-henry-carnegie-phipps.html Gladys Mills Phipps Wikipedia Page: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gladys_Mills_Phipps The origin of Wheatley Stables.

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Mr. and Mrs. Ogden Mills

Ruth’s nickname was “Tiny” but in this photo she is taller than her husband,  Ogden. Toilette – definition of toilette by The Free Dictionary www.thefreedictionary.com/toilette The act or process of dressing or grooming oneself; toilet. 2. A person’s dress or style of dress. 3. A gown or costume. [French; see …

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