Webster Wagner Mansion in Palatine Bridge, NYBuilt in 1876 for Webster Wagner, the inventor of the sleeping car for trains. Fate was unkind - Mr. Wagner died shortly after the house was completed in an unfortunate train accident. Sweets Home, Webster Wagner, Palatine Bridges, Beautiful, Wagner Mansions, Haunted House, Places, Abandoned Mansions, Halloween
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Victorian mansion which incorporates French Second Empire roof forms. Completed in 1891, it was built for John Wagner, a partner of Cobb & Co, and designed by architect Charles D'Ebro. The house took its name from the birthplace of Wagner's wife, in Stonington, Connecticut. it has served a number of uses over the years, including acting as the residence of the Governor of Victoria from 1901-1931.
The Ruins at Talisay City, Philippines. This mansion was built back in the early 1900's by a sugar baron. This was the largest residential structure ever built at that time. The mansion met its sad fate in World War II when the mansion was burned to prevent the Japanese forces from utilizing it as their headquarters. It took days of inferno to bring down the roof and the 2-inch wooden floors.
John F. Singer House, 1318 Singer Pl, Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania. Built in 1865 in the Gothic style.