Friday, December 9, 2016

Christmas comes to the Burt Stark House

 The Ladies Parlor Christmas tree here at the BSH was created in honor of Miss Mary. Hats, shoes, hat boxes, passports, and cameras all illustrate her love of travel and enjoying life each day.
 a close up detail
 Men's and women's hats represent Miss Mary Stark Davis and her husband Thomas Lyles Davis.
 The Men's Parlor Tree and mantle is simple and adorned in a peacock theme.
 a wide shot of the entire room
 the mantle in peacock
 several details from the tree feature scented pinecones hung from ribbons and cast iron keys.

Remember that BSH Christmas Ornaments are available at the house each Friday and Saturday from 1:30 to 4:30 for a suggested $10.00 or more donation. All proceeds from the ornament sale helps to restore the flower beds and grounds here are the BSH.

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