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Casulon Plantation, Walton/Morgan County, Good Hope, GA. Built 1824 by James W. Harris, son of Revolutionary War hero, John Harris, who fought in Battle of Kettle Creek, Wilkes County, GA. A large cotton plantation of 10,000 acres +over 100 slaves. It saw the extravagant wedding of Harris's daughter to the Georgia Governor, James S. Boyton. The house stayed in the family until the 1940's when it was left abandoned. Restored in the 1980's. Engulfed by fire 3/2002 in suspicious circumstances.

Casulon Plantation, Walton/Morgan County, Good Hope, GA. Built 1824 by James W. Harris, son of Revolutionary War hero, John Harris, who fought in Battle of Kettle Creek, Wilkes County, GA. A large cotton plantation of 10,000 acres +over 100 slaves. It saw the extravagant wedding of Harris's daughter to the Georgia Governor, James S. Boyton. The house stayed in the family until the 1940's when it was left abandoned. Restored in the 1980's. Engulfed by fire 3/2002 in suspicious circumstances.

vintage 1940s dress 40s abstract printed dress

vintage 1940s dress 40s abstract printed dress

Terry Necciai, an architect and historian-preservationist from Monongahela and now Main Street manager in historic Frostburg, Md., said in 1989 the house mixes six architectural styles to produce an "ostentatious" effect.    Saved from the wrecker's ball in 1989, the house, in Donegal Township just outside Claysville, has its history entwined with the borough's. After its completion, the lumberyard owner who built it obsessively added gingerbread,

The once deteriorated Montgomery house has been transformed into an architectural spectacle. Montgomery Mansion, Claysville, PA - Built in by Robert Porter, an owner of the local lumber yard.

Evening dress | the Hallwyl Costume Collection | c. 1915

Evening dress | the Hallwyl Costume Collection | c. 1915

Château Gramophone

Château Gramophone

heildengoettern: “Sarah Bernhardt (1844-1923), Ophelia (detail). ”

Sarah Bernhardt as Ophelia

Château Gramophone

Château Gramophone

Abandoned New York: Ravenloft Castle Winter 2013

Ravenloft Castle is hidden deep in the woods of Upstate, New York. Construction began during the early years of World War I and ceased in 1924 (three years after the death of the owner). The castle was never completed nor was it ever lived in.