Hillwood Museum and Gardens
The Hillwood Estate, Museum, and Gardens as they are seen today were the vision of Marjorie Merriweather Post. One of the richest women of the 20th Century whose father founded the Postum Cereal Company (a.k.a., Post Cereal) and the company was passed down to her. The intent Marjorie was to leave Hillwood as museum for the public to visit. Today, this vision continues and Hillwood is now open for visitors to enjoy.
Marjorie had a passion for Orchids with some 2,000 specimens in this easy to walk through and growing greenhouse on the estate.
During a most recent trip to Paris, I took the #85 bus to Les Puces de Clignancourt for a visit to "Marché aux puces," which literally translates to-- you guessed it-- "flea market". The largest Paris flea market is located in St. Ouen and was established around 1870. The name of this market is rumored to… Continue reading Paris’ Flea Markets-A Must See