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Park McCullough
memories that they shared with me about the ceremony .”
Christopher says that one of the things that sets the Park-McCullough estate apart from other historic properties is the abundance of original authentic artifacts that were left over from the Park-McCullough family ’ s collection . “ Nearly everything in the house once belonged to the family . All of the artifacts in the house were accrued over multiple generations . From the couches , to the china , to the furniture and books , there are about 100,000 items in that house . It ’ s almost like they left for a Sunday drive and forgot to come back . If you go into the billiard room on the bottom floor of the mansion , you ’ ll see a set of playing cards that have John McCullough ’ s monogram on them , as well as a cribbage board set and an ashtray . You really get some unique insight into what life was like for them back then . It ’ s truly a sight to see .”
According to Christopher , in order to preserve the Park-McCullough estate ’ s authentic ambience , beautiful architecture , and marvelously detailed interior for future generations , the Park-McCullough House Association
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