Daniel Edwards,Roger Ward's An 1880s Victorian Mansion in the Colorado Rockies: The PDF

By Daniel Edwards,Roger Ward

This e-book is an architectural and social background of a distinct nineteenth century mansion. It tells the tale of Estemere’s proprietors and households and many of the methods the home has been applied from the time it was once equipped. it's been the holiday domestic of a millionaire mine proprietor and operator, Eben Smith, and his kinfolk; hosted a summer season institution for a Kansas collage; a camp for underprivileged women; a weaving university for girls in the course of the New Deal; a vacationer resort; and a number of other instances a personal place of abode. Townspeople, young children, the socially favourite, company and non secular leaders, workers, scholars, and traditional travelers—all have gone through her doorways at one time or one other and made the acquaintance of “Lady Estemere.” The publication additionally describes adjustments within the constitution and furniture of the most residence over the years. Kim and Roger Ward bought Estemere in 1998, and the ebook records the wide paintings the Wards have performed to revive and improve this pretty Queen Anne Victorian domestic and its outbuildings to a grandeur unmatched in its historical past. therefore, Estemere, after one hundred twenty five years, once more stands proudly because the “Crown Jewel” of Palmer Lake.

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