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Jul 31, 2016 - Castle in the Clouds

The weather was crappy, but we drove to the "Castle in the Clouds". On day like today, the clouds hang low and can be seen at the same level as the country house known as Lucknow. It's a gentleman's estate that was built in 1914 by Thomas Plant, a shoe manufacturing magnet. It sits on a mountain top overlooking Lake Winnipesaukee on some 5,000 acres. The estate was originally comprised of 6,300 acres with the 16 room mansion, a stable/garage, two gatehouses, a large greenhouse, various farm buildings, an 18-hole golf course, tennis courts,...

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