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Henderson Castle (Frank and Mary Henderson House)
Henderson Castle presides over Henderson Park, a garden suburb platted in the 1880s. This monumental Queen Anne home of Frank Henderson (d. 1899), a manufacturer of fraternal regalia, has an irregular silhouette of gables, turrets, dormers, and a dominant circular tower. The equally extraordinary interior employs stained glass and mahogany, bird's-eye maple, quartered oak, birch, sycamore, and other woods. Architect Gombert of Milwaukee was one of that city's top-ranking architects in the late nineteenth century and the designer of wine and liquor merchant Victor Schlitz's large brick Queen Anne house of 1890 on W. Highland Avenue in Milwaukee.
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