If walls could talk, Mayowood's might direct you to the white oak tree beneath which Dr. Charles H. Mayo designed the 48-room mansion. In 1911, the family moved in, and for the next nearly 60 years, three generations of Drs. Mayo lived in the stately home in the countryside near Rochester, MN.

The Mayos furnished their mansion with treasures, many collected during travels abroad.

Now Mayo Clinic owns the house and the Continue Reading »