I was very pleased with my camera when we drove the Columbia Gorge and i was able to get a shot of the Maryhill Museum
We had gone there several yrs ago thinking it was a mansion that we could take a tour in, but when we got there we found that it was a art Museum.. we were a bit disappointed as we wanted to see it as it was with furniture and such. We are not into art, but it was ok. So for those that do like art well worth checking out if ever in Wash. he is some history about it. also click on the header and you will see some photos.
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In 1907 Samuel Hill (1857–1931), a wealthy entrepreneur bought 6,000 acres of land overlooking the Columbia River with the intention of establishing a Quaker agricultural community. He chose the bluff which Maryhill Museum now occupies as the site for his own home, and in 1914 construction of his poured concrete mansion began. He named both his home and his land company Maryhill after his daughter, Mary.
Alma Sprekels, c. 1905