Planting Fields Arboretum State Historic Park

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Planting Fields Arboretum State Historic Park/Coe Hall Historic House Museum

Location:On Planting Fields Road in Oyster Bay.
Facilities:Historic house and gardens, visitor center (é), gift shop, nature trails.
Activities:Guided tours, self-guided tours, educational programs.
Special Features:Site is the former Gold Coast estate of the WR Coe family. Its 400 acres of lawns, gardens, woodlands, and nature walks include two greenhouses, one of which has an extensive collection of camellias. Coe Hall, which is in the Tudor Revival style, is open for tours from April to September. In addition to the mansion, the site features a wide variety of gardens, specimen plantings, and charming outbuildings.
Address:PO Box 58
Oyster Bay, NY 11771

Size: 409 acres.

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Planting Fields Arboretum, Oyster Bay (516-922-9200) Tour the "Gold Coast" Coe estate and enjoy its historic mansion, gardens and greenhouse.
The Island's vibrant performing and visual arts community, including the world class Tilles Center for the performing Arts, museums such as the Heckscher, the Parrish, the Nassau County Museum of Art and the Museums at Stony Brook, as well as performances of classical and popular music at Planting Fields Arboretum, Westbury Music Fair and Staller Center, create an enviable quality of life that, along with magnificent beaches, parks and shorelines, attracts managerial and technical talent from across the country.