Revisiting The House of Sarah Winchester
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July 19th, 2009 – by: cianmodel
Well to give you an idea of what we are going to visit, this is a mansion built during the early 1900's where construction continued until the death of Mrs. Winchester, and this has created more than a 100's of room, with more than 10,000 windows which is greater than that of the Empire Estate Building.
So when Mrs. Winchester husband's died, she inherited a 20 million dollars in cash, and this is how she got wealthy. She also had some contract with Del Monte and Libby's for her fruit businesses which added up more to her wealth.
Our tour started with an entry to a dark corridor to witness some old victorian tiffany window glasses, all personalized, and seems to have one common design, a count of thirteen items in each glasses(circular, etc) seems to be embedded on each window design. The price was approximated to be 25,000 dollars at that time.
When Mrs. Winchester died, all her furniture and properties were inherited by her only niece and this was sold to an auction, so there were no original furniture with your mansion visit.
I'll be trying to update this blog more... but this is a place that is worth visiting...
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