antiques, Cottages, Gilded Age, Historical buildings, Mansions, Newport,RI

The Servant Life Tour

After touring The Elms, we took the Servant Life Tour that showcases the servants that worked behind the scenes to make The Elms a successfully ran summer cottage. Pictured above right was Butler Ernest Birch and his wife, cook Grace Rhodes. The Mr. Carson & Mrs. Hughes of The Elms. They were married and worked… Continue reading The Servant Life Tour

antiques, Cottages, Educational, Historical buildings, Mansions, Newport,RI

The Elms

Remember when I asked you to guess which Newport mansion I planned on visiting this summer based on My favorite historical show? It was Downtown Abby!! My newfound tv show binge led me to tour The Elms of Newport and take the backstage Servant Life Tour. Come along with me as I take you on… Continue reading The Elms