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Historic Midwest Houses

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Paperback, 246 pages
Published September 1st 1977 by University of Chicago Press
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Carolyn
Jul 23, 2015 Carolyn rated it really liked it
This is an old book (1947) about historic and/or great houses of 12 Midwestern states. One of the fun things about reading a book so long after it was written is knowing how much has changed. Some of the houses featured that were in private hands are now open to the public. Others no longer exist.

At the time this book was written, the Gates-Wallace-Truman House in Independence, MO was known as the "Summer White House" as it was then the private residence of the President of the US.

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The Very Reverend John Henry Drury (born 23 May 1936), DD is an Anglican priest and author, Chaplain of All Souls College, Oxford since 2003.
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