It's a house out of a dream!

It's a house out of a dream!
Unknown Carpenter Gothic home

Monday, August 13, 2012

The Madrona Inn on Orcas Island

The Madrona Inn on Orcas Island. The sign on the building simply says MADRONA INN but with a little on-line research it appears to be the central lodge at a place that had 24 cabins. The back of the postcard reads: "July `7th Dear Ellen, Arrived here 2:00 yesterday. We're tired as boar was alone. Had chicken dinner & everything & have swell cottage "Gray Gables" 3 rooms & 3 beds so ma & I sleep alone. Slept pretty well and had a fine breakfast, will hike some now & have lunch. It is ideal here & we all feel lazy. Love you all. Olive". It was sent to Mrs. James Van Allen at 6556 20th Ave NW Seattle WA. I can't make out the year.

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