Jackson Brigade, Inc.
Dan's Impressions of Jackson Reunion 2004
Tour of Blennerhassett Mansion, Blennerhassett Island, Parkersburg, WV
Sunday Afternoon August 8, 2004
Sign on Island near loading dock
The reconstructed Blennerhassett Mansion built in the 1980s.
The original mansion was built circa 1800 and burned to the ground in 1811.
View showing the symmetry in the three parts of the Blennerhassett
[Photo by Scott Hyde]
Closeup of the kitchen on the left side
Entrance way in the center part of the Mansion.
Dr. Ray Swick, sitting on the stairs, gave us a very informative tour.
Chandelier in front entrance way [Photo by Scott Hyde]
Trim over doorway on second floor
Wood paneled library
Another shot of dining room [Photo by Scott Hyde]
The hearth in the kitchen
In the kitchen. Notice the green apple trim.
Over the hearth [Photo by Scott Hyde]
Closeup of horn over the hearth
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the Mansion and its history, see the web pages at
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