The Wedding Gift
"I had a feeling of quiet, probably caused by the thick rugs, heavy draperies and dark paneling which was fashionable at that time." These words, written by Charles Duncan's granddaughter in a school essay, best describe the house encapsulated in yellow brick.
The 55-room estate was built in 1907 by Charles Duncan, a lumber baron and
president of the Great Northern Power company, and it served as a wedding present to his wife.
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