Seabreeze House Tour 2015: Larchmont Manor Homes with Unique Water Views


The Larchmont Historical Society’s Seabreeze 2015 House Tour on Sunday, April 26, featured five extraordinary homes with unique water views in the heart of Larchmont Manor, an area known in the late 19th century as a summer playground for New York’s elite. Following the tour there was a reception at the Larchmont Yacht Club. All proceeds from the House Tour benefited the Larchmont Historical Society.

10,000+ Photos: Access the LHS Digital Photo Archive

Manor Beach During the Hurricane of 1938

On Sunday, January 25, 2015, at the Larchmont Village Center, LHS board member Ned Benton displayed some of the best images from the LHS vast online archive and shared techniques for searching through the many collections. The archive is easy to reach at Photo Archives,  and there are online instructions. However, finding a particular image on a specific subject  may take a bit of finesse — and that’s where Mr. Benton provided help. In his talk he gave pointers on how to get started and how to drill down to find that special picture. Over 10,000 digital images have been amassed online from photographs dating back to the 1800s. The LHS has…

See Waterfront Houses in Larchmont Manor Tour April 26


The majestic, magnificently quirky house at the end of Beach Avenue in Larchmont Manor has had the great good fortune to have had but three owners in its 110-year history. Each has lovingly cared for this Westchester architectural treasure that’s perched above a gorgeous beachfront stretch of Long Island Sound, with stunning water views from…

Appel & Gehrig: Pride of Larchmont & Yankees Become Larchmont Luminaries


On April 19, 2015, Baseball Hall of Fame first baseman Lou Gehrig and best-selling author and publicist Marty Appel were inducted into Larchmont Luminaries by the Larchmont Historical Society. The annual award is given to prominent Larchmonters, one living and one posthumous, and are selected based on their outstanding contributions to the arts and athletics. Past…