Packard Mansion

Packard Mansion (HM1ZZF)

Location: Lakewood, NY 14750 Chautauqua County
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Country: United States of America
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N 42° 6.343', W 79° 19.579'

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Mr, J. Ward Packard who invented the Packard Motor Car, came to Lakewood as a summer visitor in the late 1800's. He built this mansion as his permanent home in 1912. The interior decor of the 32 room house was adapted from European models. The front entrance is a replica of those found on 18th century buildings. Stone was imported from Scotland for cut stone bands encircling the house. The property continued as a private residence for a few years after Mrs. Packard's death in 1960. In the early 1980s developers created condos inside the mansion and built the two large condominium structures on either side of the mansion. A few traces remain of the elegant formal gardens that originally surrounded the mansion.
Year Placed2010
Placed ByLakewood History Committee
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Date Added Friday, July 21st, 2017 at 7:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 638382 N 4662869
Decimal Degrees42.10571667, -79.32631667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 6.343', W 79° 19.579'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 6' 20.58" N, 79° 19' 34.74" W
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Area Code(s)716
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3 W Terrace Ave, Lakewood NY 14750, US
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