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Mansion Musings

Join Curt Pederson, ASI’s Senior Curator of Historic Properties, on a journey into what it takes to preserve the historic Turnblad Mansion. In the new Mansion Musings video series, Curt and a host of special guests will explore some of the unique, complex – and often unseen – activities that ASI and other historic preservation experts undertake every day. Follow along as each episode looks at a different project performed to preserve the Turnblad Mansion, Carriage House and historic grounds in their entirety for future generations.

EPISODE 1

As Paneless as Possible: Window Restoration in the Turnblad Mansion

Mansion Musings: As 'Paneless" as Possible

In this episode, Curt is joined by Fresh Air Finishers to explore what it takes to keep the Turnblad Mansion’s 100+ windows in tip-top shape.

EPISODE 2

Fossils in the Façade: Stonework and Masonry of the Turnblad Mansion

Mansion Musings: Fossils in the Façade

Explore the Turnblad Mansion’s hand-carved limestone exterior with HGA Architects and Engineers.

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