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Webster Wagner Mansion




Webster Wagner House was a historic home located at Palatine Bridge in Montgomery County, New York. It was built in 1876 and designed by architect Horatio Nelson White (1814–1892) as the home for railroad car magnate Webster Wagner (1817–1882). It consisted of a ​2 1⁄2-story main block with a 2-story rear service wing. It featured a 3-story entrance tower at the southeast corner.


It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1973. The home was a victim of demolition by neglect


The home was forced to be demolished by Montgomery County due to bowing walls, and a collapsing roof in 2015.




The house was built for this man. His name was Webster Wagner. He was an American inventor, manufacturer and politician from New York. After serving as an employee for the New York Central Railroad, he invented the sleeping car and luxurious parlor car. He also perfect a way of ventilating railroad cars.




Interior in 2015


Drawing of original house


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