Postcard. Looking north.
Rockland Hotel in foreground, Estemere just left of center. About
"El Conejo Blanco students at work
with their looms" 1937
"The White Rabbit" 1937
1929 H.H. Nininger, head of the "Rocky Mountain Summer
School" at Estemere. (Courtesy of Margaret Huss.)
Copy of a page from the 1929 yearbook of the Rocky Mountain Summer
School. (Courtesy of Margaret Huss.)
1935 "Estemere Lodge" pamphlet.
(Courtesy of Margaret Huss.)
Painting of Estemere by Margaret Huss.
Used by permission of the artist.
Margaret Huss, daughter of H.H. Nininger,
visits Estemere 26 July 2000.
Photo of postcard showing Estemere taken from the hillside NW of the
Estate. No date.
Copy of an old photo showing the original Carriage House before the
right half was removed.
Copy of a great early view (probably late
1880s) of Palmer Lake taken from the mountain east of town. Note
Estemere just above right center and the Rockland Hotel just above left
center. The rock wall around Estemere is plainly visible.
Undated postcard of the "Palmer Lake
Cafe," now "O'Malley's."
Copy of photo. Probably late
1940s. Note absence of upstairs
porches. Why were they removed? Replaced in 1960s
Undated photo donated by Tillie McCarty.
Marilyn Romack and friend. (Friends
of Tillie's daughter.) Donated by
Copy of photo showing an old garage that
is long gone. Undated.
On 17 July 2000 Jim Sawatzki, the Dalton
family, and I visited the Greenmont Cemetery. Jim thinks Dr.
Thompson's remains are buried here. Indeed, Dr. Thompson's sister,
Mrs. C.A.J. Berry, said he was interred there.
Copy of photo showing unidentified young
man with snowman in front of the East
"The Sundance Cafe"
Copy of an old postcard. This is now the Villa Restaurant.
Pillsbury House circa 1886 (four houses down the
street from The Estemere). Dr. Thompson and his wife and daughter
are in the buggy. Thanks to Larry Meyer (who currently owns the
Pillsbury House) for the photo.