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

By Daniel Edwards,Roger Ward

This e-book is an architectural and social historical past of a special nineteenth century mansion. It tells the tale of Estemere’s proprietors and households and a number of the methods the home has been applied from the time it used to be outfitted. it's been the holiday domestic of a millionaire mine proprietor and operator, Eben Smith, and his relatives; hosted a summer time university for a Kansas collage; a camp for underprivileged women; a weaving college for ladies in the course of the New Deal; a vacationer hotel; and a number of other occasions a personal place of dwelling. Townspeople, little ones, the socially widespread, enterprise and spiritual leaders, workers, scholars, and traditional travelers—all have undergone her doorways at one time or one other and made the acquaintance of “Lady Estemere.” The booklet additionally describes adjustments within the constitution and furniture of the most condominium over the years. Kim and Roger Ward bought Estemere in 1998, and the booklet files the huge paintings the Wards have performed to revive and improve this pretty Queen Anne Victorian domestic and its outbuildings to a grandeur unmatched in its background. therefore, Estemere, after a hundred twenty five years, once more stands proudly because the “Crown Jewel” of Palmer Lake.

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