|Tudor Place Drawing Room,
Armistead Peter 3rd.
|Father Time with his broken
“As I stand before this figure of ‘sleeping time’ I think that I should recall some of the things that took place in this room during my lifetime,” he continued. “First of all were my Christmas parties with a splendid tree in the center of the north side of the room. My great-grandmother [Britannia] Kennon was always present, and there is a winged Victorian armchair in the garret on the flat arm of which may be seen the fine lines made by her fingernails as she tapped them quietly while watching the festivities…
| I can still see her sitting on the end of the sofa,
waiting for her guests to arrive.
Please come see us this winter and reflect for yourself on a place where time “sleeps,” yet never truly stands still.