Tag Archives: St. Andrews history

Throwback in Time

Years back when this historic property was rescued from the passage of time, tangles of brambles & overgrown weeds, the original garden plat was discovered. The landscape design featured long perennial borders, knot garden parterres & terraced lawns for the … Continue reading

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House Tour

The first Algonquin Hotel was built in 1889 and charged [fun fact] $3.00 to $5.00 per day. Eventually, guests started building their own summer “cottages” nearby. Sixty years ago, the St. Croix Courier [still publishing today] featured an article about … Continue reading

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About This House

Lindsay Shen has done a great service to all of us in St. Andrews with the recent publication of her book published by the Hong Kong University Press. “Knowledge is Pleasure” is a revealing portrait of the first owner of … Continue reading

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