Fiendish fare was served alongside heaping spoonfuls of intrigue and clues at GSSGC’s first-ever Murder Mystery Dinner Fundraiser last night! Oh, and for dessert? What else but a dish served cold. Guests first mingled (a refreshing cocktail in hand, of course, served up by our very own Executive VP Elizabeth Locke-Thomas) throughout the historic halls of the Burrage Mansion late Friday evening. Enthused would-be detectives rubbed shoulders with such … Continue reading Night at the mansion is delightfully deadly!
The mansion’s enigmatic history makes for a fitting backdrop to our upcoming Murder Mystery Dinner fundraiser. It all began in the year 1900, when Mr. Albert Cameron Burrage of Massachusetts – a Harvard University graduate and “copper king” of Boston – purchased the 17.57 acre lot by telegram for the sum of $17,500 from the Redlands Orange Grove and Water Company. Mr. Burrage began construction in 1901 … Continue reading History and Mystery: The fascinating story of the Burrage Mansion