Norwich in the Gilded Age

Norwich in the Gilded Age

The Rose City's Millionaires' Triangle

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Stroll down Norwichâ??s mostfashionable mile of millionairesâ?? mansions and mingle with the extraordinary peoplewho lived and played behind their elegant façades during the glamorous GildedAge. Wealthy manufacturers and merchants constructed magnificent mansions, manyof which survive today, along this trendiest triangle in the glitzy Rose of NewEngland. Tricia Staleyhas uncovered forgotten scandals like the Blackstone baby kidnapping and thebank cashiers who embezzled thousands of dollars from wealthy residents, aswell as the drama of fortunes made and lost. Meet Tiffanyâ??s founding partnerJohn Young, rubber shoe manufacturing king William A. Buckingham, the Slaters,Greenes, Hubbards and more salacious, stylish titans of industry and extravagance.



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Stroll down Norwich's most fashionable mile of millionaires' mansions and mingle with the extraordinary people who lived and played behind their elegant facades during the glamorous Gilded Age. Wealthy manufacturers and merchants constructed magnificent mansions, many of which survive today, along this trendiest triangle in the glitzy Rose of New England. Tricia Staley has uncovered forgotten scandals like the Blackstone baby kidnapping and the bank cashiers who embezzled thousands of dollars from wealthy residents, as well as the drama of fortunes made and lost. Meet Tiffany's founding partner John Young, rubber shoe manufacturing king William A. Buckingham, the Slaters, Greenes, Hubbards and more salacious, stylish titans of industry and extravagance.

Publisher: Charleston : The History Press, 2014
ISBN: 9781626192478
1626192472
Branch Call Number: 974.6502 STALE
Characteristics: 175 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm

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