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 Anna Dodge and Rose Terrace 
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Post Anna Dodge and Rose Terrace
Anna Dodge was the widow of a pioneer of the auto business in Detroit Michigan. She built a home outside of Detroit and stlyed it after the Petite Trianon. You will be amazed at the things she owned. She was totally into the 18th century and through her travels and millions she aquired a stunning collection. The home she called "Rose Terrace".

Please, if you have about a half hour, go to YouTube and type,
Anna Dodge Rose Terrace
You will find three videos Part 1 - Part 2 - Part 3 Watch them and you will see a tour of her home and treasures.
There is one more video that is a little over 9 minutes that is also worth watching.


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Among some of the things Mrs. Dodge owned, are a pair of wall sconces from Versailles, a chair from Marie Antoinette's hamlet, paintings once owned by Madame Pompadour and a bust of Louis XV.....in addition to much more from the 18th century. She also aquired a strand of pearls - whose previous owner had been Catherine the Great.


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She was born on August 7, 1871 in Dundee, Scotland as Anna Thompson. In 1896 she married Horace Elgin Dodge, Sr., of Dodge Brothers Company . The couple had a son, Horace Elgin Dodge, Jr., and a daughter, Delphine Dodge. After her husband died (only 11 months after his brother and Dodge-cofounder John Francis Dodge died), she became a substantial owner of Dodge. She and John's widow Matilda sold the company in 1926 for US $146 million ($1,944,928,571 as of 2014), to Dillon, Read & Co., at the time, the largest cash transaction in history.


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