Filmed in Cape Cod, MA - Bass River Mouth and Bristol, RI, two days before the monster storm Sandy hit the East Coast of US causing much damage and loss of lives.
The Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum is an arboretum of 13 hectares (32 acres), located in Bristol, Rhode Island, mid-way between Newport and Providence, RI. It fronts Bristol Harbor with views over Narragansett Bay. It includes a mansion, with a 4 hectares (9.9 acres) lawn and over 300 species of woody plants in its arboretum and gardens, including both native and exotic species.
The Mansion and its grounds were established in the 1890s by Augustus and Bessie Van Wickle as their summer retreat. Augustus Van Wickle was from Hazleton, Pennsylvania, with a fortune in the coal-mining business, and donor of the Van Wickle gates at Brown University. Today's grounds are primarily the design of John DeWolf, and date between 1896 and 1913.
It also is home to the largest Giant Sequoia (Sequoiadendron giganteum) on the East Coast, planted in 1911, and currently about 100 feet (30 m) tall.
Find more info at :: blithewold.org/
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