Fallen palace: Swannanoa still stunning, despite disrepair
Published on May 18th, 2010
11 comments The mansion in its heyday. PHOTO BY R.L.HISERMAN The Hook recently had a chance to tour Swannanoa, the sumptuous but decaying 1912 Italianate palace on Afton Mountain, which current owner James F. “...
Snap: Kid at a castle
Published on May 9th, 2010
1 comments A child enjoys the cooling breeze and Italianate architecture Saturday, May 1 at Swannanoa, the 1912 mansion atop Afton Mountain and open eleven weekends this summer. Next opportunity is June 5 &...
Open house: Swannanoa set for summer touring
Published on Apr 2nd, 2010
6 comments Warm weather offers a chance to tour some of these 52 rooms. PHOTO BY HAWES SPENCER Swannanoa, the sumptuous 1912 Italianate palace near Rockfish Gap, will welcome the general public this year...