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Grignon Mansion renovations underway

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Grignon Mansion renovations underway


Brian Roebke photo — Cassidy Mickelson, executive director of the Grignon Mansion in Kaukauna, sits on a table in front of the mansion, built in 1837, that’s getting its first major repairs done in 40 years. Time, and woodpeckers, has taken a toll on the “Mansion in the Woods” that is now without a woods following the removal of all the elm trees around the house this past winter.
By Brian Roebke
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Charles A. Grignon built a Greek revival style mansion as a wedding gift for his Pennsylvanian bride, Mary Elizabeth Meade in 1837. This stately home was known as “The Mansion in the Woods” to countless travelers.

 

 


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