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Great American Mansions book. An indispensable document of Americn history, this lavishly. Start by marking Great American Mansions: And Their Stories as Want to Read: Want to Read savin. ant to Read. May 26, 2019 Steve Morse rated it liked it. Dated (1963) and timeless at the same time.
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Merrill Folsom, Rachel Borst. More Great American Mansions and Their Stories. com User, May 7, 2006. This is an incredibly beautiful guide to some of our historic treasures that are open to the public. I am just beginning my career in real estate, and made this purchase because I am very interested in historical homes. This beautifully designed book brings these mansions to life! I learned more about the homes and their owners than I did on the tours in the mansions themselves! It is a must have before or after you visit the homes! 0. Recently Viewed and Featured.
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Author: Folsom, Merrill. The grounds have clusters of rhododendrons, camellias, flowering trees, and beds of flowers. There are orchards, a greenhouse, and a woodshed large enough for conversion into a six-room house.
Merrill Folsom, Westchester County correspondent for New York Times from 1937 .
Merrill Folsom, Westchester County correspondent for New York Times from 1937 until his retirement in 1968, dies at age 94 (S. He was the author of a two-volume guidebook of notable American houses, ''Great American Mansions and Their Stories'' (Hastings, 1963/ 67). Active in many civic and arts organizations, he was a founder of the Westchester Arts and Crafts Guild, past president of the Westchester Historical Society, a director of the Westchester Symphony Orchestra and vice president of the White Plains Board of Education.
Find facts and photos for some of America's most famous mansions, including Newport mansions, Gilded Age mansions, plantation homes, and grand manors. America's first leaders modeled their homes after the grand manors of Europe, borrowing classical principles from ancient Greece and Rome. During the Antebellum period before the Civil War, affluent plantation owners built stately Neoclassical and Greek Revival manors.
A mansion is a large dwelling house. The word itself derives through Old French from the Latin word mansio "dwelling", an abstract noun derived from the verb manere "to dwell". The English word manse originally defined a property large enough for the parish priest to maintain himself, but a mansion is no longer self-sustaining in this way (compare a Roman or medieval villa). Manor comes from the same root-territorial holdings granted to a lord who would "remain" there.