Timeline

Montgomery Place illustrates Americans’ changing relationship with nature and landscape over time.
Developments at the estate were often made as a result of other regional and national events. Use the Timeline to see how key dates for Montgomery Place relate to key dates in regional and national environmental history.

1600s-1750

1600s

Land transactions between Native Americans and Europeans

 

 

1688

Peter Schuyler granted patent for lands in Dutchess County including present-day Montgomery Place

 

 

Early 1700s

Newtown Pippin apple variety developed on Long Island

 

 

1730s-1802        

Benthuysen family farms the land

 

 

1743

Janet Livingston born at Clermont Learn More...