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Castle Hill Book

Introducing our all-new book highlighting the history of Castle Hill on the Crane Estate – one of America’s great estates and one of the Trustees’ most beloved properties.

Castle Hill Book

Castle Hill on the Crane Estate
Set against the sapphire backdrop of the Atlantic Ocean, Castle Hill on the Crane Estate in Ipswich, Massachusetts, is a spectacular designed landscape of considerable size and beauty and home to one of America’s great estates. This beautifully illustrated and practical guide provides the history and context of the stunning country estate of plumbing magnate Richard T. Crane, Jr. and his family, which draws many thousands of visitors each year. It includes the house built by architect David Adler in 1928, with period furnishings, and marvelous natural landscapes and extensive gardens designed by some of the century’s most notable landscape architects.

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The Team Behind The Book
Written by Anna Kasabian with additional text and research by Susan Hill Dolan, Curator, Trustees Ipswich Properties, and Danielle Steinmann, Trustees Director of Visitor Interpretation. Special thanks to the staff of Castle Hill on the Crane Estate, the Trustees Archives and Research Center, and members of the Trustees marketing and curatorial staff who contributed to this project.