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By Daniel Edwards,Roger Ward

This publication is an architectural and social background of a special nineteenth century mansion. It tells the tale of Estemere’s vendors 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 college for a Kansas university; a camp for underprivileged women; a weaving institution for girls through the New Deal; a vacationer hotel; and a number of other occasions a personal place of dwelling. Townspeople, childrens, the socially famous, enterprise and non secular leaders, employees, scholars, and traditional travelers—all have gone through her doorways at one time or one other and made the acquaintance of “Lady Estemere.” The ebook additionally describes adjustments within the constitution and furniture of the most condo over the years. Kim and Roger Ward bought Estemere in 1998, and the booklet records the huge paintings the Wards have performed to revive and improve this gorgeous Queen Anne Victorian domestic and its outbuildings to a grandeur unmatched in its heritage. hence, Estemere, after one hundred twenty five years, once more stands proudly because the “Crown Jewel” of Palmer Lake.

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