The Douglas Era Mansion: 1906-1937

Servants' Village: Providing housing and work space

The Servants' Village, located on the east side of the Brucemore estate, provided living and working space necessary for the Douglas family's servants to maintain the property.

Designed to be functional, the Servants' Village was set apart from the side of the estate enjoyed by the family. The buildings were accessed by a separate road so the hired help did not need to use the main entrance. A wall of hemlocks blocked the Servants' Village from view, while the green and brown building colors caused them to blend into the landscape.


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