Saturday, November 21, 2009

Shelburne Farms

The Inn at Shelburne Farms
Originally uploaded by Feedman
Another Vanderbilt family home, this time the home of Lila and her husband, Dr. William Seward. It is now a bed and breakfast inn.

Friday, November 13, 2009

A beautiful photo

Originally uploaded by ultrawolffrox
I'm happy the Biltmore Estate has stood the test of time and is still here, unlike some of the other Vanderbilt homes. But I can use the time spent here to get a better vision of what the others were like.

I think I need another trip down there. And another premium house tour.

Sunday, November 1, 2009

Cornelius Vanderbilt II mansion 5th avenue NYC

Originally uploaded by mysterywriter
I found another photograph in the book "New York Life at the Turn of the Century" by Joseph Byron, published by Dover.

I bought this book from Amazon while researching NYC for my NaNoWriMo novel this year. My story takes place in 1910 so this was a perfect book to give me a visual idea of parts of the city