Copper King Mansion 2nd Floor Landing - Butte Montana
At a time when $20,000 would build a grand, palatial Victorian Home in San Francisco, William Clark, the Copper King of Butte, Montana, was building his mansion which would eventually surpass $250,000. Here is the second floor area at the top of the Grand Staircase. At one time, Clark was the richest man in the world reaping the benefits of his copper holdings. Money rolled in as much as $17 million a month.
Hugette Clark was the heiress of her father William Clark's estate and subject of Bill Dedman's bestselling book, Empty Mansions.
July 15th, 2012
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