Sep 25,2010

Exploring northern Idaho from Stoneridge Resort at Blanchard. Sandpoint, Bonners Ferry, Coer d' Alene, Lake Pend de Orielle and more. Our first two trips indicated a need to return to this area.

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Starting the house "to indulge a whim of a peculiar nature", the retired undertaker travelled western Canada collecting bottles from friends in the funeral profession to add to his own collection, until he had acquired half a million of the square shaped bottles, weighing 250 tons in all. The Glass House was meant to the Brown's home, but the project attracted the curiosity of passers-by from the start. Finally, suffering from complete lack of privacy, they employed a staff and admitted the curious to view their masterpiece.

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