In this episode of the podcast Someone Lived Here, Kendra Gaylord explores Lyndhurst Mansion in Tarrytown, NY. The mansion was built by former New York City mayor William Pauling and designed by the architect Alexander Jackson Davis. It was then purchased by the Merritt family who doubled the size of the home by commissioning the same architect. Jay Gould purchased the home and upon his death, his daughter Helen and later his daughter Anna would take over the property.
While walking through the library, dining room, and art gallery of the mansion, along with the bowling pavilion, Gaylord explains the relationship between Helen and Anna. The differences between the sisters and their combined interest in keeping Lyndhurst standing.
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