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| There's lots to do at Glensheen
this summer! See a show, enjoy Northland crafts, or just tour the estate.
Glensheen Follies: Through September 5
Festival of Fine Art and Craft: Saturday, August 27
The Glensheen Follies
Eight shows will be offered each week at the
of Fine Art and Craft: Saturday, August 27
Glensheen's Centennial Celebration
Construction on Glensheen began in 1905 and 100 years later, Glensheen celebrated with an Ice Cream Social on July 2, 2005. Below: Congdon family members, Glensheen Director Wade Lawrence, Duluth Mayor Bergson and Glensheen advisory board members reenact the groundbreaking.
A special celebration, with a benefit performance, refreshments, and a starlight tour of the home was held from 6 - 8 p.m. Funds raised went to benefit Glensheen’s programs and restoration work.
Tour the historic Congdon mansion, Duluth's premier estate with over 7 acres directly on the shore of Lake Superior. Glensheen features a 39-room Jacobean-style mansion complete with custom designed original furnishings. The beautiful manicured grounds include formal gardens, carriage house with carriage collection, gardener's cottage, clay tennis court and more. Completed in 1908, Glensheen is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Tours of the first floor last approximately 1 hour, 15 minutes. Summer season (May 1 through October 31) open daily 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Admission charged. 3300 London Road, Duluth, MN 55804 (888)454-GLEN
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