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Sep 9, 2017 - Winterthur

Had dinner with Stacy and Sarah, played a game of UNO , and went to bed at a very resonable hour last night. Woke up to beautiful weather this morning - perfect for a visit to Winterthur Museum and Garden and Library. Winterthur is located in the Brandywine Valley and was the home of Henry Francis du Pont. The 175 room estate houses 90,000 antiques and decorative art objects. Stunning! The Winterthur Garden is supposed to be the best naturalistic garden in North America. A tram tour allows a visitor to see some of the 60 acre garden on the...

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Dec 26, 2014 - An Evening at Winterthur

Winterthur is the country estate of Henry Francis du Pont. Each year they decorate the mansion for Yuletide at Winterthur, a country estate Christmas. The tour in the Court, where the du Pont’s viewed first-run films during the holiday season. They have a film with movie clips from the era and they even have a Christmas Story leg lamp in a window overlooking the Court. The Christmas trees are the main attraction on the tour, each with a different theme. As you move from room to room you get a glimpse into activities that took place over the...

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2014 Christmas