Pittsfield: Gem City in the Gilded Age


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Carole Owens, author of the sumptuous Berkshire Cottages, presents a new work on the glories of Pittsfield, the New England village that became the "Gem City" of the Gilded Age. The aristocratic lifestyles of John D. Rockefeller, William Stanley and fellow captains of industry demanded equally glamorous houses: all are here, along with stories of a star-studded society era that included Edwin Hake Lincoln, Herman Melville and Wild Bill Hickok. Author Carole Owens brings Pittsfield's lavish estates out from the shadow of its ...

Pittsfield: Gem City in the Gilded Age 2007, History Press (SC), Charleston, SC

ISBN-13: 9781596294080

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