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Engel lawn and turf edger

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Patent application US1912893 filed on May 15, 1931 lists Henry Engel, Queens Village, New York, as the inventor of a lawn and turf edger which is “cheap to manufacture, reliable in operation, easy to manipulate, and capable of being handled with…

Engel lawn and turf edger

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Patent application US1912893 filed on May 15, 1931 lists Henry Engel, Queens Village, New York, as the inventor of a lawn and turf edger which is “cheap to manufacture, reliable in operation, easy to manipulate, and capable of being handled with…

Circle blade lawn edger with footplate

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This tool is among those stored in the Montgomery Place greenhouse attic and pole barn. They were found ca. 2016 by Bard staff and volunteers.

Mowing scythe

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Scythes were used to cut grass and hay, using a cross-body motion.

Mowing scythe

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Scythes were used to cut grass and hay, using a cross-body motion.

Mowing scythe

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Scythes were used to cut grass and hay, using a cross-body motion.

Heavy duty grading or grubbing hoe with initials JRD (John Ross Delafield) burned into handle

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In the 1920s, Violetta and John Ross Delafield (a Livingston descendant) inherited Montgomery Place. The Delafields made extensive changes to the landscape.