Yaddo castle was built in 1893 (a fire in 1891 distroyed the first mansion) by New York City financier and philanthropist, Spencer Trask and his wife
, Kate (Katrina) Trask. William Halsey Wood was the architect. The castle is an imposing building with many turrets and spires and a tower room.

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All the bound books, formal papers, manuscripts and photocopied materials were submitted to us in "Good Faith".
We will diligently defend the contents of "The Trask Web Pages" from any exploitation for personal gain.

We have an additional 650 mb of Trask family information on hand.
Our Trask Library has well over three hundred donated items, i.e., books, periodicals and CDs.

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9-15-1995 by R.W. Trask

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