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Our Town: Blandwood Mansion

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Often times cities will tear down historic buildings to make way for expansion, but in downtown Greensboro there’s a building that connects the city with its past.

Blandwood Mansion — America’s oldest Italianate villa and the home of former Governor John Motley Morehead — is now open for tours.  It was designed by Alexander Jackson Davis and completed in 1846.

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