If you have this Little Golden Book – A Child’s Garden of Verses illustrated by Eloise Wilken then you have an illustration of Loch Aerie from the rear that was done originally around 1957! The book is still in print today and you can buy it on Amazon for your children or grandchildren.
That is the cool thing about this old mansion which had its last open house before the April 21 auction today – the more I write about it the more people contact me to tell me about things where the mansion is pictured or featured in.
I can find almost nothing about the Lockwood family but I keep discovering things about the mansion.
Loch Aerie apparently has inspired artists, photographers, and illustrators since she was built.
Praying for a conservation/preservation minded buyer. This old gal deserves more then a haphazard developer who won’t care. There is enough of that going around these days already.