Woodrow Wilson Hall, the administrative headquarters of Monmouth University, West Long Branch, New Jersey is located in the former Shadow Lawn mansion, which was the private residence of late Woolworth Company president, Hubert T. Parson. The mansion was erected in 1930 on the foundations of President Woodrow Wilson’s Summer White House.The building is accorded a full chapter and 30 illustrations in “Twilight of Splendor” which tells the story of what James Maher, the author, describes as “the five most opulent private houses built in this country between World War I and the Depression.”
The mansion is the centerpiece building on the 125 acre campus of Monmouth University, an independent, coeducational institution offering 28 undergraduate and 20 graduate degree programs and a multitude of certificate programs. Members of the public are encouraged to visit the mansion, adjacent formal gardens, great lawn and campus at any time.
For additional information, please call (732) 571-3456 or visit the Woodrow Wilson Hall website.