Rock bridge at Gillette Castle lily pond

Rock bridge at Gillette Castle lily pond

At Gillette Castle State Park in East Haddam, CT.

Entryway details at Gillette Castle

At Gillette Castle State Park in East Haddam, CT.


Lighting detail.


Each window in Gillette Castle, like the doors, is unique, with different wooden mechanisms. This gear-like latch keeps the window open at different degrees.

Stone railway station at Gillette Castle


William Gillette kept a private railway on his property, with steam and electric engines. This is his Grand Central Station, made of stone like the rest of his architecture. It’s now used as a patio area. The Connecticut River can be seen in the background.

At Gillette Castle State Park in East Haddam, CT.