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title: 'New-York tribune. (New York [N.Y.]) 1866-1924, January 05, 1902, Page 3, Image 27',
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OSEOFTHE MANY HANDSOME HOMES ON THE SOUND WHICH ARE MAKING ORIENTA POINT FAMOUS.
MARLETON HOUSE, THE HOME OF ALFRED MARSHALL, AT MAMARONECK.
View from the landward side. House facos on the Sound.
BJE HAA*DSOME NEW HOME OF ALFRED
MARSHALL AT MAMARON'ECK,
ON THE SOUND.
jlarleton House, the new home of Alfred liar
gislL *t Mamaronec k. on Long Island Sound, is
. fne sample of what a person practically un
iti'tfJ frr time al) d means and having plenty
cf artistic taste can do toward establishing an
leal country place in the suburbs. About three
years agx> Mr. Marshall, who is the owner of
tteamboit and other transportation lines, be
came tired of city life and resolved to build a
Dodd country mansion. He ... be near
deyacfct and golf clubs in Larchmont, of which
he and Mrs. Marshal] are members, bo he se
lected a site of seven acres of shore front on
Orients Point, which is known as one of the
COft exclusive colonies on the Sound. On the
Poirt are the mansions of the late James M.
Constable, Henry M. Fiagler. Edwin H. Weath
erbee, Albert C. Bostwick, John 11. Hegeman,
Henry Siegel, Peter F. Meyer and other wealthy
Mr. Marshall calls the place Marleton Hall.
Tie name is a composite one, the first part of
It being made from the first three letters in
Mr. Marshall's name, and the remainder from
the last five letters of Mrs. Marshall's name,
who was befcre her marriage Miss I'endleton.
"When Mr. Marshall completed the house, last
US, he did something which gladdened the
learts of tbe rr.en who had helped to build it
i: - caused them to wish him good luck. He
fave a dinner in the village hall in Mamaroneck
to which every artisan who had worked on the
bouse was invited. One hundred and twenty
£ve guests sat at the feast, which consisted of
I course dinner with wine, music and vaudeville
Perhaps the finest features of Marleton House
are the Dsagn¢ entiance and reception halls,
measuring thirty-five feet in one direction and
forty-five in the other. Besides the halls, the
trst fioor contains the library, dining hall, bill
iard room and a cosey little room which Mr.
Marshall calls his den. All of these, including
'•-•••■ are broken by alcoves with
btitiag window seats, overlook the waters of
There is no drawing room, the immense recep
t.z hail, with its Yule log .... brightly in
tie fireplace, taking the place of that. The
b^sare finished in Italian walnut and red, this
color beir.g also Introduced into the hangings.
!*e libra: y Is in Empire green, an I green is
ClO the prevailing color in the billiard room,
*-cL Is cone in Dutch style. In the d--n AI-
tiling has been used for the wains'-.ot
ts- A mosaic floor and a domed ceiling, with
Bid windows, give a fine effect.
Ita iklns room has a seven foot wainscot
«*&--k oak. with tapestry in dark blue shades
!-".;:.£ a frieze above.
A large vera!:.!a overlooking the Hound runs
j "-lull length of Ibe east side of the house. It
ceiectj the billiard room at the south end of
SstaiiSing with the dining room at the ex
benetorth. This winter the billiard room and
fefcs ha 3 verandas ;;re inclosed and fitted up
sr.oi£ins rooms, with antique Dutch furnl-
c, swings arid reclining chairs.
'"-^ of the guest rooms on the second floor is
--ti the Dutch room, and has a dark blue
*98. with a Dc:lft blue stencil frieze above a
»tf E '" e " WPPOrtlng a collection of quaint old
«ab c-gs ad pJecea of ■ hina. The mantel
» Mac De^t picture tiling, which, with a
NEW-YT3BK TRIBUNE ILLUSTRATED SUPPLEMENT.
KXTKAXCH AND UKCKiTION HALL AT MARLHTON HO USK.
at ;ir;'i the four i nsted Duti h
I : :■ . . • •he ro in ;i •\\i.:. ■ ■ trance.
7/.'"' /;/./.< OF TROLLEY CAR TRAVKLLF.iI
••j have aim t b< • istomed to thi
I . . f the i rraen oi Brooklj n
lent of thai h irough the
but I n ' f object 1
■ . th< luotor in the I
; ■ py car yes
■ I had just g 1 inside the door and
■ - about for a nice strap on which to
the i • ■ t stoj
It i t a quick start 1 I went sailing
[f I'd been sent f r. Y< a
couldn't have passed i nytl
1 . t the fr rit
• • - al on the front end did it all
It didn't s< ' m bo far going ba< k.
: ■ bed into the real d or the ■ n
1;• ■ -
•■ 'No.' sai i I. '1 ■'• ■ ' ■ in."
■• •W'-:,' . id he. 'if j . rit to ride on thJa
ajr > u'll have I - stop rui ning up and down
•• •]•<] be a bird if I could do that," Bald I.
"'Well, be a. bird.' said be. 'but light some
v, here.' "
•MM. l«i ' \ T MAULKTON H< (USE.
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