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There are few buildings in the U.S. that can be considered true castles, but Winnekenni Castle, Havermill, Massachusetts is one of them. The Summer home of chemist Dr. James R. Nichols, Winnekenni (Indian for "very beautiful"), was designed by architect C. Willis Damon. Dr. Nichol's idea for a house built of natural stone and boulders was inspired by a trip to England and Scotland in 1872. Construction took place from 1873 to 1875, with stone being quarried on sight. The walls are 4 ft. thick and the building has four towers. Sadly, Dr. Nichols was in poor health by 1885, and ended up selling his dream castle to his cousin. It was then sold to the city of Haverville in 1895. After a period of abandonment, neglect, and damaging fires, it was rescued and is now a park museum. This small format (3 1/2 x 5 1/2") postcard was published by M. Schlafman of Haverville, Mass. circa 1910. #LuxPostcardsEtc@FaceBook.com #LuxPostcardsEtc@Instagram.com #LuxPostcardsEtc@Etsy.com

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