August

August

May 9, 2013

THE REMARKABLE GEORGIA GOVERNOR'S MANSION

In March, the Divine Miss M planned a visit for us to the Georgia Governor's Mansion which is located in Northwest Atlanta. This 24,000 square feet, Greek-Revival home became the official residence of the Governor and First Lady of Georgia beginning in 1967. The mansion has 30 rooms and sits on 18 acres of stunningly beautiful wooded grounds. The architect was A. Thomas Bradbury. It is one of the finest Federal style homes in all of the United States. We received an invitation to return to the mansion during the Christmas Holidays to experience the mansion in all it's Christmas finery! Indeed, we plan to return!
 
 
THE BEAUTIFUL GEORGIA MANSION
 
THE FOYER

THE FORMAL DINING ROOM

STUNNING STAIRWAY

FORMAL LIVING ROOM
 
RECEIVING A HISTORY LESSON

FAMILY DINING ROOM AND A PEAK INTO THE BUSY KITCHEN...
PREPARING LUNCH FOR THE STAFF
 

DINING CHAIRS ORIGINALLY OWNED
BY JIM WILLIAMS, THE ANTIQUE DEALER FROM SAVANNAH, GA.
(MIDNIGHT IN THE GARDEN OF GOOD AND EVIL) THAT WERE SOLD AND SHIPPED TO EUROPE IN ORDER TO PAY FOR HIS TRIAL THEY WERE LOCATED AND RETURNED TO ATLANTA AND NOW RESIDE IN THE GOVERNOR'S MANSION.
 THEY WERE RECOVERED IN LEATHER TO ACCOMMODATE
THE GOVERNOR AND FIRST LADY'S  GRANDCHILDREN

FIRST LADY, SANDRA DEAL AND GOVERNOR NATHAN DEAL'S FAMILY ROOM

A VIEW FROM THE SIDE OF THE MANSION WITH THESE STUNNING VIEWS
 

WHAT A WONDERFUL DAY MISS M!
 

1 comment:

I so love receiving your thoughts and comments. I also hope you found something that made you smile.