Gold Coast Mansions of Gatsby’s Long Island
Step back in time and explore the world of the wealthy families who inspired F. Scott Fitzgerald’s classic novel, The Great Gatsby. Wealthy families in the 1920s built elaborate mansions just outside of New York City on the northern coast of Long Island. Tour some of the existing mansions, OHEKA Castle, Old Westbury Gardens, Hempstead House, Castle Gould, and Eagle’s Nest, to take a peak into the lives of the families who lived there and the story they inspired.
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