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“Mrs Winchester, I presume….”

Posted in artandartifacts, mosaic with tags , , , , , on April 29, 2008 by artandartifacts

Sara Winchester, widow of the Winchester rifles heir,┬ábegan a construction project in 1884 which continued day and night for the next 38 years. Speculation and rumors reported that the reasons for this obessive behavior ranged from-1) fearing to stop lest ghosts or demons would “get” her as retribution for being the recipient of all that rifle money… 2) she was a very bad architect, to-3) she was just full tilt boogy nuts. Continue reading