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Front entrance of the Edwin Hite Ferguson Mansion which now houses The Filson Historical Society. Built in the Beaux-Arts style, the mansion was built between 1901 and 1905, and was designed by the Louisville architectural firm of Cobb and Dodd.

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Main Hall on the first floor of the Edwin Hite Fergson Mansion. The room features a unique grain effect in the oak paneling which was achieved by the costly procedure of quartersawing. The intricately carved octagonal table in the center of the room…

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Main Hall and grand staircase on the first floor of the Edwin Hite Ferguson Mansion. Many intricate furnishings are observable in detail.

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Main Hall of the Ferguson Mansion which features a custom built octagonal table and fireplace.

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Main Hall fireplace on the first floor of the Edwin Hite Ferguson Mansion. This Renaissance Revival Caen fireplace is a solid piece that was carved in France and shipped whole to the United States. The two coats of arms on the mantel belong to Mr.…

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Library on the first floor of the Edwin Hite Ferguson Mansion. The mansion's library is distinguished by its original built-in bookcases. The three overhead light fixtures (two of which are visible in this image) are the original Tiffany lamps custom…

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Library fireplace and mantel on the first floor of the Edwin Hite Ferguson Mansion. The mantel features a bronze bas relief by American sculptor Julia Bracken (Wendt), 1870-1942.

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Reception Room on the first floor of the Edwin Hite Ferguson Mansion. The room features a large fireplace with mirror above, a side table and seating. The chandelier and sconces still hang in the room today at The Filson Historical Society.

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Reception Room on the first floor of the Edwin Hite Ferguson Mansion. The image features a bust in the left hand corner, a side table and seating. The chandelier and sconces still hang in the room today at The Filson Historical Society.

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Dining Room on the first floor of the Edwin Hite Ferguson Mansion. In keeping with the social nature of the Ferguson family, the dining room was used for both casual family dining and large social events. The dining table and side board shown in the…
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