The Women of Glensheen

Glensheen is a spectacular estate that sits on the shores of Lake Superior in Duluth MN. Equally spectacular is the caliber of women who were a part of Glensheen. This blog will dive into the activism and legacy left by all of the Congdon women. It will also highlight the women who contributed to making Glensheen as stunning as it is today. To read more about the women of Glensheen click here!

We're Gonna Need a Bigger Boat(house)

We found something cool.

Or rather, a construction crew dug up… READ MORE

Chester Congdon and I go way back.

At this point you might be thinking, “Wow! That’s neat!” or you might not be. That’s okay, too. But trust me, it gets even better…READ MORE

Found in the diaries

In getting to know Glensheen and her very interesting past, I’ve had cause to delve into Clara Congdon’s diaries…there’s the entries that are just not your everyday Minnesotan…READ MORE

The double-homicide of Glensheen

Why doesn’t Glensheen talk more about the double homicide that occurred in the home?…READ MORE

A legacy forgotten — Chester Congdon and the North Shore Drive.

Few of Chester Congdon’s visions or projects are as successful as his dream of a North Shore Drive. His title for the project — the Lake Superior International Highway…READ MORE