November 25, 2007

Rosecliff, America’s Castles Part 25

Posted in America's Castles at 9:37 am by Kendal

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Newport, Rhode Island

Rosecliff is definitely a home that is from the fairy-tale books.

http://tickets.newportmansions.org/mansion.aspx?id=1002

November 18, 2007

Destrehan Plantation, The Old South

Posted in The Old South at 4:11 pm by Kendal

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New Orleans, Louisiana 

Destrehan Plantation appeared in the film “Interview With a Vampire”. Just a short drive outside New Orleans, this mansion overlooks the Mississippi River. Circa 1700s

http://www.destrehanplantation.org/

November 12, 2007

Big Horn Medicine Wheel, Pre-Colonial

Posted in Pre-Colonial History at 9:21 pm by Kendal

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Big Horn Medicine Wheel, Wyoming

Circa 1200s or older is believed to be a an observatory but still in question why it was built

http://solar-center.stanford.edu/AO/bighorn.html

November 9, 2007

Magnolia Mound Plantation, The Old South

Posted in The Old South at 9:33 am by Kendal

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Baton Rouge, the Magnolia Mound Plantation is a rare example of the architecture of the early settlers from France.

Circa 1800s

www.magnoliamound.org

November 6, 2007

The Elms, America’s Castles Part 24

Posted in America's Castles at 1:08 pm by Kendal

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Newport, Rhode Island

Yes Rhode Island has more of its shares of mansions and The Elms can hold its on in its status.

Circa 1800s

http://tickets.newportmansions.org/mansion.aspx?id=1002

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