Brucemore: The Mansion and the People Who Lived There

Brucemore: The Mansion and the People Who Lived There

Have you ever traded houses with someone? I mean, for keeps? In 1905, George and Irene Douglas traded their city home for the mansion that would become known as Brucemore, located about ten miles outside of Cedar Rapids. During a tour of the 16,000 square foot Brucemore, I not only took in the opulence of the home’s design and furnishings, but also learned about the fascinating lives of two families who lived there. Read more