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Craigdarroch Castle, British Columbia

I saw this "castle" on a TV program and had to look it up. I love old Victorian homes.


In the old days. {Photo by W.C. Mainwaring (UVic Archives Photo No. 008.0605)}


And today.

Taken from the Wiki entry:
Craigdarroch Castle in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada is an historic, Victorian-era mansion. It was constructed in the 1890s as a family residence for the wife of wealthy coal baron Robert Dunsmuir. The four-story home is known for it's stained-glass and intricate woodwork. The Castle is currently owned by the Craigdarroch Castle Historical Museum Society and is open to the public.

Official website here:
http://www.craigdarrochcastle.com/
Tags: canada, homes, museum
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