Cole's Landscapes | Hudson Valley


Locust Grove

Samuel F. B. Morse was a nineteenth-century American artist, the first president of the National Academy of Design, and the inventor of the telegraph. His Italianate villa in Poughkeepsie, New York, called Locust Grove, was remodeled by Alexander Jackson Davis in 1851-52 and is situated on 180 acres of forest and hiking trails. Designated a National Historic Landmark, it is open to the public.  For more information, visit