Tag Archives: Gilded Age

75lb Chairs and Kids Drinking Wine in a Marble House

marble-house party

(Newport, RI) Arranged marriages to Dukes, high society divorces, scandalous underage drinking, and lavish parties are all part of Marble House’s history.  And who owned this 50 room mansion? A Southern born woman named Alva… Continue reading

Gilded & Grace

“It seems cruel,” she said, “that after awhile, nothing matters…”

     “Yes, but meanwhile…”

“Ah-meanwhile-” -Edith Wharton Continue reading