Rock Ledge (Rhinebeck, New York)

Rock Ledge is a historic estate and national historic district located at Rhinebeck, Dutchess County, New York. The district encompasses five contributing buildings and five contributing structures on an estate developed between about 1904 and 1906. The manor house is a three-story, Italian Renaissance style stone dwelling. It consists of a central section with three-story projecting pavilions and a two-story wing. It has multi-level, tile hipped roofs with overhanging eaves. Also on the property are the contributing stone barn, stone carriage house, a stone stable, guest cottage, three stone pump houses, a stone foot bridge, and a cistern. It was a private estate until 1945, after which it housed a vegetarian resort, and after 1961 a novitiate for the Marist Fathers and home to Rhinebeck Country School.[2]

Rock Ledge
Rock Ledge (Rhinebeck, New York) is located in New York
Rock Ledge (Rhinebeck, New York)
Rock Ledge (Rhinebeck, New York) is located in the United States
Rock Ledge (Rhinebeck, New York)
LocationRoughly Ackert Hook Rd., Haggerty Hill Rd., and Troy Dr., near Rhinebeck, New York
Coordinates41°53′41″N 73°53′43″W / 41.89472°N 73.89528°W / 41.89472; -73.89528Coordinates: 41°53′41″N 73°53′43″W / 41.89472°N 73.89528°W / 41.89472; -73.89528
Area401 acres (162 ha)
Built1904 (1904)-1906
Architectural styleLate 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Italian Renaissance
MPSRhinebeck Town MRA
NRHP reference No.89002010[1]
Added to NRHPNovember 28, 1989

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1989.[1]


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. ^ "Cultural Resource Information System (CRIS)" (Searchable database). New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2015-12-01. Note: This includes Nancy L. Todd (September 1989). "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Rock Ledge" (PDF). Retrieved 2015-12-01. and Accompanying site plan