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Old 08-02-2009, 05:39 AM   #1
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Pics of old westbury gardens

in long island ny is a beautiful estate with incredible grounds

what a beautiful place, as many times as we go there we still find new photo shots








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Old 08-02-2009, 06:31 AM   #2
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Beautiful! Did you tour the inside?
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yes we did, very nice but no photography allowed
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I enjoyed the photos Mathjak. I remember visiting Old Westbury Gardens many years ago when I lived in Syosset which is very near these gardens.
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Nice photo's. What kind of camera?
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Great place, I used to go there for car shows which they held on the grass fields.
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Thanks so much for posting these beautiful pictures. They conjured up the most wonderful memories. My favorite uncle was the last of the family still living on LI. We spent a wonderful day at Westbury a few years ago. Seeing your picts brought back that day. Thanks.
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Thanks so much for posting these beautiful pictures. They conjured up the most wonderful memories. My favorite uncle was the last of the family still living on LI. We spent a wonderful day at Westbury a few years ago. Seeing your picts brought back that day. Thanks.
Ditto here. I love Long Island as I have happy memories related to my life then especially as my son was born there(Long Island Jewish Hillside Medical Center). I enjoy both the north and south shores and all the way out to Montauk. I remember the Planting Fields Arboretum, a place quite similar to Old Westbury Gardens called Falaise, and also Sagamore Hill in Oyster Bay, Teddy Roosevelt's home. There was a children's playground right on the beach in Oyster Bay where I used to take my son to run and jump as we lived in a very small cottage with no children nearby. If I remember correctly, the Phipps family(of Old Westbury Gardens) were somehow related to the Churchills? Or maybe I am wrong.
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just for fun i brought my 35 year old nikon fe with the new ektar 100 film...yep film.... film still kicks butt in resolution, smoothness and dynamic range... its amazing that a 40 year old camera still costs the same as it did back then...what do you think a 40 year old digital camera will be worth.?

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