It just had everything that was available at that time.

All the interior work wasn't completed until after the Civil War.

They did what a lot of young people who could afford it did. They went to Europe to make the grand tour.

There are a lot of things in the house that you would have seen in Italy in the 1850s.

It only had letter identification for plants. The key was lost.

The places that would never be seen except by the people who worked here, they decorated just like they did the rest of the house.