As I continue my stroll around a local historical mansion…
Factoids: Up to 1800, Blandwood Mansion was surrounded by 100 acres of farmland; now it reigns over one downtown block. It is the oldest building on its original foundation in the city of Greensboro (1795), and was named a National Historic Landmark in 1988.
Feast your brain on the building’s architectural history as well – learn about ties to Italy/Tuscany and tripartite design themes…
- Back corner garden entrance to Blandwood Mansion. Behind the lattice? Gardening junk!
Lucked out with time of day; caught the chimney shadow over this door.
Woodwork, paints of white, pale blue and yellow, wooden blinds, lines in general…
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