Gillette’s Castle sits atop a high hill overlooking the Connecticut River on the outskirts of East Haddam, Connecticut. This impressive, protruding oddity of architecture, which in a way looks like a primitive rock climbing wall, was home to Sherlock Holmes, or the man who acted as such on stage, William Gillette. Dying as a bachelor, the only persons he felt fit to leave his structure to was any…
“blithering sap-head who has no conception of where he is or with what surrounded.”
Those are your old-time thespians, I suppose!