Friday, March 2, 2012
The Col. Eliot F. Shepard Residence
The Colonel Eliot F. Shepard residence designed by McKim, Mead & White c. 1893 in Scarborough, New York. Shepard, organizer of the Fifty-first Regiment of New York Volunteers and military recruiter in Elmira, NY, was married to Margaret Louisa Vanderbilt, youngest daughter of William H. Vanderbilt. He practiced law following his military career with Strong & Shepard and was organizer and president of the State Bar Association. Shepard died in 1893, the estate was sold in 1910 and became the Sleepy Hollow Country Club the following year. Click HERE to see the Shepard residence on google earth and HERE on bing. Click HERE for more on the Sleepy Hollow Country Club.