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July 4, 2014

Back In Time: Van Vleck House and Gardens

I recently visited the Van Vleck House and Gardens in Montcalir, NJ. Wandering around the beautiful grounds was quite enjoyable! With the gardens free and open to the public every day of the year it is the perfect place for a quiet picnic or even a proposal (which happened when I was there!). The current main house was built in 1916 and three generations of Van Vleck's lived on the property until 1993. All three generations were dedicated to maintaing and improving the property, which is evident by the classic beauty of the gardens.

I'm wearing a tee shirt and shorts from a million years ago from Target.

-Keep It Simple
Alyssa J Freitas

Credit of all images: Alyssa J Freitas


  1. I live right next to Montclair and I was thinking about visiting just the other day! It's beautiful isn't it?

  2. Hi Alyssa!

    I love your blog. It's simple and beautiful, and incredibly interesting. Thank you for sharing!


    1. Thank you so much! That's terribly kind of you. I'm glad to know that you're enjoying it! I recently looked at your blog and thought your feminism article was very well written.