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The Friends of Cedarmere are grateful to our sponsors for their generous support.
Atria on Roslyn Harbor, NY
Delicacies Gourmet Deli, Roslyn NY
Diane's Bakery Cafe, Roslyn NY
Holiday Farms, Roslyn Hts NY
Jean Land Foundation
The New York Community Trust - Horace & Amy Hagedorn Fund
Want to memorialize a wedding or another special event with photographs in the gardens, or in William Cullen Bryant's home? The property faces Hempstead Harbor and has spectacular sunsets. Click here to learn the guidelines.
Our Mission is..
To restore, preserve,and promote public use of Nassau County's Cedarmere Museum, the Roslyn Harbor estate of William Cullen Bryant, a prominent 19th century poet, newspaper editor and civic leader.
To fulfill this...
We welcome MEMBERS to join as individuals and families. VOLUNTEERS are greatly appreciated! To support our programs and physical improvements to the buildings and grounds as a SPONSOR, please contact us.
House: Closed to the public
Mill: Closed for interior renovation.
Grounds: Open to visitors year-round from dawn to dusk.
Cedarmere is owned and managed by Nassau County's Department of Recreation, Parks & Museums.
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PLANS ARE UNDER WAY...
to provide guided tours of the gardens, outbuildings, and selected rooms
in Bryant's home.
We are seeking volunteers to explain the rich history of William Cullen Bryant's legacy and his Cedarmere estate. Training will be provided along with information that will help you to answer questions that visitors may ask.
This will interest high school students who want to do community service, and others who want to help the build public awareness of one of the most significant historic sites on Long Island.
To volunteer for this, send your name and contact information to email@example.com directed to Anne Woodworth, Board of Directors Secretary.
Fall is here ...
and it's time to prepare for next Spring, So please join us on Saturday, October 25th and participate in a Bryant Bulb Binge!
Your reward will be more fabulous gardens next Spring. Click Events for details.
We also proudly present a
SERIES OF POETRY READINGS!
Sponsored by The Hagedorn Foundation
Join the Friends for a poetry reading and reception at the historic home of poet and editor, William Cullen Bryant. Free. Donations gratefully accepted.
A WILLIAM CULLENT BRYANT BIRTHDAY READING...
Sunday, November 2, 2:00 to 5:00 pm hosted by poet and series host, Liz Axelrod, will feature Star Black, photographer, poet, artist and professor at the MFA program at Stony Brook Southampton; David Lehman: world-renowned poet and series editor for The Best American Poetry and professor at The New School in New York City; Laura Cronk, Award winning poet and poetry editor for The Inquisitive Eater: New School Food; Stefanie Lipsey, poet, librarian, and founder of Writing Yoga® workshops and blog. Reception follows.
Click Events here to see future dates and themes for the series.