There is so much beautiful wood throughout the Mansion. Elizabeth (Libby) Carus, Mary’s daughter, is to have said there were 22 types of wood used. Most if not all of the woodwork carving was done on site. In the woodwork and furniture there are beautiful examples of craftsmanship and art. Here is a tiny taste.
Let them shine. Let them shine. Let them shine. With so many rooms, there is such a variety of lighting all over the Mansion. The crystal is beautiful and their many facets help radiate the light. We don’t know if Feng Shui was a thing then but there is definitely good energy throughout. This is […]
There are many sets of stairs in the Mansion, and probably many more stories. But here are three stories that we know: Main Stairs leading to the Ground Floor The family had a number of pets over the years, including a monkey, a parrot, and dogs. One of those dogs was a mixed breed named […]