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Staatsburgh and the Gilded Age

May 22, 2017

Mills Mansion Dining Room

C-SPAN interviewed site director Pamela Malcolm about the Gilded Age in the Hudson River Valley and how some of the area’s wealthiest families lived during that time.

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“The term Gilded Age comes apparently comes from a novel by Mark Twain. It denotes that things are gilded, golden and beautiful and opulent but underneath is something not quite gold.”