ITINERARY: Reynolda through the Archives

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ITINERARY: Reynolda through the Archives

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  • This itinerary is designed to be referenced before, during, and after your visit to the Museum. 
  • At the Museum, use the Explore brochure (ask for it at the front desk) to find specific rooms in the historic house.
  • Then, click on the corresponding items from the Estate Archives listed below that complement your location.
  • This itinerary is ever growing as we continue to add to our Digital Estate Archives. Stay tuned for more!

The Reynolda Front Lawn
Located on the south side of the estate, directly in front of the historic house.

From the Archives, see:

 

The 1936 Forecourt Garden
Located directly in front of the house between the fountain with the sculpture of Kneeling Venus by Vuk Vichinich and the sun porch is the 1936 Forecourt Garden.

From the Archives, see:


FIRST FLOOR OF HISTORIC HOUSE:

Katharine Smith Reynolds' Study
Located on the first floor after exiting R.J.'s study, directly below the staircase.

From the Archives, see the letters Katharine wrote from her desk:

Reception Hall
Located on the first floor at the center of the house, just past the library.

From the Archives, see the Reception Hall as it was in 1917:

Aeolian Pipe Organ 
Located in corner of Reception Hall. Pipes located on second and third floor.

From the Archives, see the Reception Hall as it was in 1917:

Aeolian Pipe Organ 
Located in corner of Reception Hall. Pipes located on second and third floor.

From the Archives, see:


BASEMENT OF HISTORIC HOUSE:

Bar
Located in basement. 

From the Archives, see the bar in action in 1937:

Indoor Pool
Located off the basement, past the squash court. 

From the Archives, see:


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