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A National Historic Landmark, Meadow Brook is the historic home built by one of the automotive aristocracy's most remarkable women, Matilda Dodge Wilson, widow of automobile pioneer John Dodge, and her second husband, lumber broker Alfred Wilson...more
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My 2nd time here. I would always go back for the tours as the have different tours of the mansion for different seasons. Extremely educational tours. Would encourage checking out if they have any public events there. If you appreciate architecture and intricate design, this...More
This is a must see if you are in the Rochester Hills area of Michigan near Detroit. A huge estate built in the 1920’s by a widow of an auto baron and then wife of a lumber baron. Make sure you check the tour times...More
We took my in-law for a local sight seeing trip to the Hall. My father-in-law is a photographer and really enjoyed the site. We took the general tour, and I will be back for behind the scenes tour and holiday tour for sure. What a...More
Visited this 88,000 sq ft home of Dodge Wilson family in Rochester, Michigan the other day. Took the home tour. Very interesting architecture Tudor Style. It was a HUGE home and at least an hour. Many intriguing aspects of home, hidden stairwells...grounds are used to...More
Slightly past the gilded age, this mansion (and it is a mansion!) shows what serious money could do in the 1920s. There are some historic Dodge cars, but this is less about the Dodges than John's widow and her second husband - who seems a...More
MBH is an historic mansion on the campus of Oakland University. It was built in the 1920s by the University's patron, Matilda Wilson, widow of John Dodge of Detroit automotive fame. The house is meticulously maintained, and contains either original or period furnishings. The docent-led...More
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Yes, Knole Cottage the playhouse built for Frances Dodge is still on the estate property. Visitors can tour the interior of the playhouse during the guided estate walking tour. Regarding pictures offline, I am not sure what... More
Yes, Knole Cottage the playhouse built for Frances Dodge is still on the estate property. Visitors can tour the interior of the playhouse during the guided estate walking tour. Regarding pictures offline, I am not sure what you mean. There are images of Knole on our website.