Pictorial History of the Cabin Home in Garden of Eden

  • Title: Pictorial History of the Cabin Home in Garden of Eden
  • Author: S.P. Dinsmoor
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 267
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pictorial History of the Cabin Home in Garden of Eden Eccentric artist S P Dinsmoor made the most unique home his words and surrounding yard over his lifetime Always an entrepreneur he even had his body buried on site with instructions that admission be
    Eccentric artist S.P Dinsmoor made the most unique home his words and surrounding yard over his lifetime Always an entrepreneur, he even had his body buried on site with instructions that admission be charged to view his resting place so that he could continue to make money in death This booklet highlights some of his concrete creations.

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      Published :2019-08-06T15:19:31+00:00

    About S.P. Dinsmoor


    1. Samuel Perry Dinsmoor was an United States teacher and eccentric sculptor from Lucas, Kansas Dinsmoor served in the Civil War and then taught school in Kansas When he retired in 1905 he began a second career as a sculptor.Dinsmoor built and moved into a log cabin on a lot that he named the Garden of Eden The cabin is a ten room house the logs are sculptured and painted limestone Dinsmoor designed his landscape and spent the rest of his life creating the garden, which contains over 200 concrete sculptures The sculptures and design of the house reflect Dinsmoor s belief in the Populist movement and his religious convictions.The final resting place for Dinsmoor and his wife is inside the mausoleum in one corner of the lot As part of a tour, visitors are allowed to view Dinsmoor in his concrete coffin, which is sealed behind a glass wall Inside the mausoleum is also a double exposed photo of a live Dinsmoor viewing his deceased body inside the coffin.The garden is open to the public and is on the National Register of Historic Places.


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    1. S.P. Dinsmoor was an eccentric, opinionated artist/entrepreneur. This is a reprint of the book he printed to sell when people came to tour his home and grounds. The prose is stilted and clunky, but the four stars reflect Dinmoor's personality--bold, brassy, and a bit shocking. When Dinsmoor was 81, he married a pretty young woman of 20. They had two children together. That Dinsmoor! If you are ever near Lucas, Kansas, stop to see the Garden of Eden and pay Dinsmoor a visit. He'll be delighted to [...]

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