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The Ellenwood house at 28838 Lake Road was quite the showplace.
Mr. C. Ellenwood standing in his front yard overlooking the lake. This is the only picture the historical society has of him.
Mrs. Ellenwood was a petite lady. Her brown satin traveling suit is in Rose Hill Museum.
When the house was dismantled you could see the front door facing the lake.
The house had “timber framing,” seen here when it was disassembled for storage.
Tongue and groove planks removed from the walls of the house.
The center beam between the first and second floors.
Iron nails and wooden plugs were used to secure the beams to the house.
The five-sided ridge beam.
Mr. C. Ellenwood built the Westlake Hotel in Rocky River