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Mount Oliver

Mount Oliver

Once the home of the MacNeills, then a convent from 1935, now a nursing home, mostly for nuns returning from the missions in Africa, this house always reminds me of Tara from Gone With The Wind.

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Colin Storey31-Mar-2012 19:09
Looks like a great place, love the shadows from the fence. v
Johnny JAG31-Mar-2012 18:39
What a beautiful place
globalgadabout31-Mar-2012 12:31
certainly a grand house and grounds...well chosen POV...V
pkocinski31-Mar-2012 12:11
It reminds me of our "White House" but on a smaller scale.
Stephanie31-Mar-2012 11:36
A magnificent capture of this beautiful, historic building! Love the leading of the eye as well as the shadow cast by the post & rail fence! BV
Peter Sussex31-Mar-2012 10:00
The eye leading lines of shadow adds so much to this wonderful image. Helen has right, definitely "Gone with the Wind" feeling. V
larose forest photos31-Mar-2012 03:10
It really does look like the plantation in that movie. V
Frank Brault31-Mar-2012 02:59
Good memories. Gone With The Wind was the first movie my wife and I ever saw together. Of course, it was a rerun. :) This is a beautiful building and I love the point of view. V
LynnH30-Mar-2012 23:51
Bright, palacial home! I like the shadows/leading lines from front to back. V
Brian Samuel30-Mar-2012 22:49
An impressive house, not so sure I'd like to mow the lawn though.
Helen Betts30-Mar-2012 22:36
Wonderful leading lines and color in this! And yes, I can see it as a setting for "Gone with the Wind"! V.
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