Well, I’ve already done one post on this house, but I’ve since been able to visit and have a tour inside.
What a wonderful experience. Granddaughter Ariel was visiting and we got a guided tour by the current owner (who has lived there for 30 years). The interior is even more fascinating than the exterior. I didn’t take as many pictures inside – I was so in awe I just wasn’t thinking well.
Couldn’t resist a picture of my granddaughter on the same lawn 2021 – that’s 121 years apart and she would be Ariel’s great-great-great aunt.
Only got a single shot inside – again I was awe struck. This is the entry way. The upstairs was just amazing with so many little nooks and strange rooms and tiny skinny stairs. It’s really quite a large house and some of the rooms are enormous while others are tiny.
As I mentioned in my previous post, this was the house my grandmother got married in, and this picture is her sitting on the lawn. And then my grandmother in her beautiful wedding dress. BTW, I still have the lovely lace fan she carried – my mother had it framed years ago and it hangs on my living room wall.
Oh, these are the best tours. We just toured a 1904 house in Flagstaff and I just love seeing how things have changed.
How fabulous you still have that fan too.
Yeah, things have truly changed – in many ways, but to me it’s kinda sad to see some of the changes.
I have my mother to thank for preserving the fan.
I just love these historical posts of yours Iris. The wedding photo of your grandmother is just gorgeous. I feel I can see a bit of your face in hers. And how wonderful to take a pic of your granddaughter on the lawn where the pic of your Great Aunt Sweetie was taken! Just a lovely post that I truly enjoyed.
Thanks Debbie. I seem to have a lot of historical posts lately. I’ve always intended to write a book on family history, but putting it together hasn’t worked out as well as I thought it would. Maybe I should just use my blog posts. And, what a nice compliment – if I could just look a tiny bit like my grandmother, and act like her I’d be in heaven. I adored her and she had such a strong impact on my life. She and my great Aunt Sweetie were truly ladies and I’m blessed to have known them and been… Read more »
Oh that’s so special you got to go inside and see the house – and that you could take some pics on the front yard just like those older ones you have! how nice this house is still there for you to enjoy and see 🙂
Hope you had a great weekend 🙂 We had so much fun at the Lego exhibition at the museum yesterday.
I really am blessed that the house is there and that I got an inside tour. I wish I’d have taken more inside pics. Maybe another trip.
The Lego exhibit sounds delightful. I have a grandson and his wife who love legos (no, they don’t think they’re too old for them).