The Dooley Mansion

Recently I visited the Dooley Mansion, located in Maymont Park in Richmond. The 33-room house, an outstanding example of the Gilded Age, was completed in 1893. It was the home of wealthy Richmonders James and Sallie Dooley, who made their money in railroads, steel, real estate and banking.

The house was opened to the public in 1925, six months after the death of Mrs. Dooley. Take a tour to explore its many treasures.

Dooley Mansion
The swan rocking chair
The famous swan bed
Stained Glass Windows on the Stair Landing
The Front Parlor
Bedroom and Clothing of the Period
Beautiful Carved Desk and Lamp

What are some of your favorite travel spots?I look forward to hearing about them on Facebook.

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