Eleanor Cabot Bradley Estate History

In 1902, Dr. Arthur Tracey Cabot hired architect Charles Platt to design a country house, landscaped grounds, and a complex of farm and estate buildings.

In 1945, Cabot’s niece, Eleanor Cabot Bradley, acquired the property. She and her husband Ralph Bradley made minor modifications to the buildings and restored the overgrown fields. They also added ponds, a sunken camellia house, a greenhouse, a studio, and a garage and planted specimen trees throughout the landscape.

Eleanor Cabot Bradley Papers
(14.5 linear feet)
Regarding Eleanor Cabot Bradley’s horticultural career, including plans for her Estate in Canton, 1897-1999.

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