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By Daniel Edwards,Roger Ward

This booklet is an architectural and social background of a special 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 outfitted. it's been the holiday domestic of a millionaire mine proprietor and operator, Eben Smith, and his relations; hosted a summer season institution for a Kansas university; a camp for underprivileged ladies; a weaving tuition for girls throughout the New Deal; a vacationer resort; and a number of other occasions a personal place of abode. Townspeople, young children, the socially popular, enterprise and spiritual leaders, employees, scholars, and traditional travelers—all have undergone her doorways at one time or one other and made the acquaintance of “Lady Estemere.” The publication additionally describes alterations within the constitution and furniture of the most apartment over the years. Kim and Roger Ward bought Estemere in 1998, and the e-book files the vast paintings the Wards have performed to revive and improve this gorgeous Queen Anne Victorian domestic and its outbuildings to a grandeur unmatched in its historical past. therefore, Estemere, after a hundred twenty five years, once more stands proudly because the “Crown Jewel” of Palmer Lake.

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