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A Nickerson Tour

February 24, 2012In some ways, Samuel M. Nickerson was a Chicago man. This is where he made his wealth, coming to the city in 1858 newly married and penniless after a dry goods business failed in the South. Read Article

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[You Asked] What is the Inscription in the Tiffany Chandelier?

February 05, 2012Today’s blog is part of an occasional series dedicated to answering visitors’ questions.Read Article

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For Sale: Gilded Age Luxury

February 01, 2012A tempting thought: Slipping into the Nickerson Mansion with a sleeping bag, claiming a guest bedroom, and making oneself at home.Read Article