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East Hampton’s great estates of yesteryear

Newly-released Library of Congress lantern slides reveal 100-year-old homes and gardens
June 16, 2014 06:25PM

East Hampton may be known for its over-the-top real estate, but the homes of today don’t hold a candle to the estates of last century.

The Library of Congress recently released hundreds of lantern slides (hand-colored glass transparencies) of old gardens, including some images of gardens in East Hampton 100 years in the past.

We combed through the pictures and, where possible, figured out what happened to the properties.

Click here to see the grand estates »