Emily Winthrop Miles Sanctuary

99 West Cornwall Road, Sharon, Litchfield County, Connecticut

1500 acres

You can bring a lunch for a picnic at the Miles Sanctuary, once the location of a sawmill, gristmill, cider mill, charcoal industry and home of distinguished artist Emily Winthrop Miles.

Emily Winthrop Miles (1893 - 1962) was a figure sculptor and poet.

She was the daughter of a Mr. Winthrop, a wealthy Boston banker. 

1924  --  John Singer Sargent, American painter, painted Portrait of Emily Winthrop Miles (Mrs. Corey Lucien Miles). Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

1958  --  photo of horse in a stall  by Emily Winthrop Miles, sister of Kate Morse.


woodlands, wetlands and abandoned agricultural fields in a stream valley

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