Category Archives: Nickerson Family

The Music Room

“A winding staircase, built of blue stone, leads to the music room…… this room is the centre of the house. …. A fireplace is on the right with stone carvings which reach to the ceiling.” The “Riverdale” pamphlet, prepared as … Continue reading

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Bytes of Castle Lore

By Joyce Leffler Eldridge, author of the sesquicentennial history “In Their Voices” In researching the history of Nobles in time for the sesquicentennial, I have unearthed a considerable number of Castle “factoids” not included in Richard T. Flood’s 1966 centennial … Continue reading

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The Castle when….

In 1896, Russell Sturgis, an American architect and art critic of the late 1800s and 1900s described the Castle, at the time still a private home, as “….. one of the best pieces existing of the peculiar Romanesque sculpture of … Continue reading

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