Built in 1880 in Kernersville, North Carolina, the house originally served to display his interior design portfolio.
Visitors can now explore the 22 room house museum and its unique original furnishings and artwork, cast-plaster details, carved woodwork, and elaborate hand laid tile.
The Burwell School was the site of one of the first all-female academies in the south. Robert and Margaret Anna Burwell, over 200 young women (ages 8-18) received their formal educations here.
This was also the home of famous African-American enslaved woman, Elizabeth Keckly.
Constructed by Charles Bland on the crest of a hill on his wooded farm, the earliest portions of the Blandwood were completed in 1795.