Rough It Like A Gilded Age Millionaire

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  • Vision Quest: The Berkshire Museum Will Stop at Nothing to Sell Its Art, Including a Masterpiece by Norman Rockwell
    When an unexpected donor steps forward for a regional museum, it’s big news. In Buffalo, New York, the Albright-Knox Art Gallery (a Gilded Age–era museum, established in 1905) got a windfall in September 2016 when the bond investor Jeffrey Gundlach ...
    11/20/2017 - 5:44 am | View Link
  • “Rough It” Like a Rockefeller at the Recently Renovated Point Resort
    The multi-course affairs are legendary, offering visitors a glimpse of the bygone Gilded Age era of this singular and storied Great Camp.
    11/17/2017 - 9:58 am | View Link
  • More books of the year
    There are limits. Anne de Courcy’s The Husband Hunters (Weidenfeld, £20) reveals how the ruthlessly ambitious wives of American parvenus stormed the social heights of New York and London in the gilded age. A tale of buccaneering matriarchs marrying ...
    11/16/2017 - 2:09 am | View Link
  • The Least-Visited States in America -- and Why You Should Go
    And, of course, the Gilded Age DuPont mansions. And for sports fans, you can watch a NASCAR race at Dover or experience a tailgate that’s more like a family picnic before a University of Delaware football game. The tailgates outside UD's stadium are less ...
    11/14/2017 - 4:00 pm | View Link
  • An Insubordinate President
    Besides weakening the naughty Trump, the conspiratorial Russiagate campaign has the benefit of diverting public attention and discussion away from the bipartisan corporate state’s responsibility for the New Gilded Age capitalism’s hollowing out of America.
    11/14/2017 - 3:45 pm | View Link
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  • Rough Point
    Rough Point is one of the Gilded Age mansions of Newport, Rhode Island, now open to the public as a museum. It is an English Manorial style home designed by ...
    11/18/2017 - 5:53 pm | View Website
  • Newport Mansions
    Newport Mansions See how the elite lived during Newport's Gilded Age. Though I grew up only a mile from the Newport Mansions on Bellevue Avenue, my life was nothing ...
    11/16/2017 - 7:54 am | View Website
  • SparkNotes: The Gilded Age & the Progressive Era (1877 ...
    A short summary of History SparkNotes's The Gilded Age & the Progressive Era (1877–1917). This free synopsis covers all the crucial plot points of The Gilded Age ...
    11/16/2017 - 5:02 am | View Website
  • Newport, Rhode Island
    Gilded Age. Beginning in the mid-nineteenth century, wealthy southern planters seeking to escape the heat began to build summer cottages on Bellevue Avenue, such as ...
    11/16/2017 - 2:46 am | View Website
  • The Gilded Cage
    An Archive of Our Own, a project of the Organization for Transformative Works
    11/15/2017 - 12:56 pm | View Website
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