Music and History at the Roosevelt's Meadow Croft Estate with Elinor Zayas and Yeou-Cheng Ma

By Waldo Cabrera

The Islip Arts Council with support from the Robert D.L. Gardiner Foundation present Elinor Zayas and Yeou-Cheng Ma play music from the Era of this Historical Landmark.


Meadow Croft is rare example of South Shore summer house architecture prior to the turn of the 19th century. The summer estate of John Ellis Roosevelt and his family, Meadow Croft is comprised of a 19th century farmhouse and a magnificent 1891 addition designed by Isaac H. Green, Jr. of Sayville. Additional structures are a carriage house, an auto house, a caretaker's cottage, and a swimming pool.