We will be doing a book signing at the Hartwood mansion sometime this fall, check back as I will list the date and time.
The new website is up to promote the book - http://reflectionsofhartwoodbook.com
Stay tuned for more updates.............
I found this postcard dated 1906 on eBay. It clearly shows that Braemar was located to the right of the entrance to Highland Park. In the postcard Braemar is on the far right of the right entrance column.
Hint: To "supersize" the picture just click on it and it will make the picture much larger so you can see the details.
More pics to follow.
This wedding video was taken June 11, 1914 (Mary Flinn was 27 years old, John W. Lawrence was 24 years old). The reception was shot at Braemar, the Pittsburgh home of Senator William Flinn. Pretty good film quality for an event that took place 94 years ago.
If you look closely at the bridal table you will see the white swan fountain centerpiece, this is the same fountain seen at the Hartwood mansion today, it is located in the hallway connector between the library and great hall.
This video was transferred to a Mini DV tape from an original 16mm family film that we have had in our family for many years. I wanted to share this film clip with my Hartwood fans, only a few people had seen this clip prior to today.
Enjoy and PLEASE post your comments as I am interested to read your thoughts on this video.
This is an undated picture of Senator Flinn and his wife Nancy Galbreath Flinn with their 4 sons. Son George Flinn is seated in the front row and in the back row from the left is Ralph Flinn, Arthur Flinn and Rex Flinn.