Open House TV Segment on Lent-Riker-Smith Homestead
In case you missed it, here is the full segment on NBC's Open House NYC from Sunday, August 19th! @OpenHouseTV @Sara_Gore

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  From the Front Gate of the Lent-Riker-Smith Homestead

From the Front Gate of the Lent-Riker-Smith Homestead

Tours 2018

Group tours of the 360-year-old Lent-Riker-Smith Homestead are over for the 2018 season.

Private tours are available by appointment only for $50.00 per person, minimum 2 people.

If you would like to arrange for a private tour, email inquires to, including date(s) and names of attendees, to confirm because space is limited.


About the Tours

Folks are free to stroll thru the garden and take photos. A diagram of the cemetery with the inscriptions of all 132 tombstones is included with the tour. A walk thru of the downstairs living quarters will be given by Mrs. Smith as well. Marionís book, The Romantic Garden, will be available for purchase.

Marion Chalkware
The Homestead is the oldest private dwelling in New York City and is listed on the National Register of Historic Landmarks.

Additional displays on view include Marionís Collection of Carnival Chalkware Snow Whites, Carousel Artifacts, Broadway Theatrical Memorabilia, and, in commemoration of the 100th Anniversary of WWI, the Ascenzi Family History.

Hope to see you soon!

Lent-Riker-Smith Homestead

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Last Updated May 12, 2017.

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