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While taverns and inns have been a part of the American landscape since the Colonial era, the Gilded Age of the late 1800's saw the emergence of THE GRAND RESORTS, opulent retreats for the nation's moneyed elite. From the stately Greenbrier, with it's 3 golf courses and spa overlooking 6,500 acres of mountains, to the Spanish facade of the Hotel Hershey, AMERICA'S CASTLES tours these unique escapes. Discover how chocolate magnate Milton Hershey decided that the one thing his town lacked was a world-class hotel, and how 800 men worked around the clock for a year to build one. Go behind the scenes of the legendary Mohonk Mountain House to see the technologically advanced features that set it apart. Built in 1869, it boasted one of the country's first elevators and it's own generator. And check into one of the Greenbrier's 672 rooms, still a favorite destination of the world's elite. It's a privileged look inside some of the finest resorts ever built.
While taverns and inns have been a part of the American landscape since the Colonial era, the Gilded Age of the late 1800's saw the emergence of THE GRAND RESORTS, opulent retreats for the nation's moneyed elite. From the stately Greenbrier, with it's 3 golf courses and spa overlooking 6,500 acres of mountains, to the Spanish facade of the Hotel Hershey, AMERICA'S CASTLES tours these unique escapes. Discover how chocolate magnate Milton Hershey decided that the one thing his town lacked was a world-class hotel, and how 800 men worked around the clock for a year to build one. Go behind the scenes of the legendary Mohonk Mountain House to see the technologically advanced features that set it apart. Built in 1869, it boasted one of the country's first elevators and it's own generator. And check into one of the Greenbrier's 672 rooms, still a favorite destination of the world's elite. It's a privileged look inside some of the finest resorts ever built.
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Format: DVD
Label: A&E HOME VIDEO
Catalog: 39592
Rel. Date: 05/17/2022
UPC: 733961757460

Grand Resorts
Artist: Americas Castles
Format: DVD
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While taverns and inns have been a part of the American landscape since the Colonial era, the Gilded Age of the late 1800's saw the emergence of THE GRAND RESORTS, opulent retreats for the nation's moneyed elite. From the stately Greenbrier, with it's 3 golf courses and spa overlooking 6,500 acres of mountains, to the Spanish facade of the Hotel Hershey, AMERICA'S CASTLES tours these unique escapes. Discover how chocolate magnate Milton Hershey decided that the one thing his town lacked was a world-class hotel, and how 800 men worked around the clock for a year to build one. Go behind the scenes of the legendary Mohonk Mountain House to see the technologically advanced features that set it apart. Built in 1869, it boasted one of the country's first elevators and it's own generator. And check into one of the Greenbrier's 672 rooms, still a favorite destination of the world's elite. It's a privileged look inside some of the finest resorts ever built.
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