Anna Gilman Hill (1872-1955) was Director of the Garden Club of America from 1920-1926 and assistant editor of the Club's Bulletin from 1921-1945. She was born at Niederhurst overlooking the Hudson River at Palisades, NY. The estate was designed by her father, Winthrop S. Gilman, Jr. and completed in 1874. She was married to Robert C. Hill. In 1925 they moved back to Niederhurst and she redesigned the gardens with the help of Marian Cruger Coffin, renowned landscape architect. She died at Niederhurst on Dec. 27, 1955.
From the description of Anna Gilman Hill papers 1910-1965. (New York Botanical Garden). WorldCat record id: 44399857