Trivia Tuesday: C'est Magnifique

Black and white photo of 1920s hotel lounge with arched windows and painted ceilings

Which famous Grand Ballroom in Palm Beach was designed as a smaller replica of the Hall of Mirrors in Versailles?

  1. The Breakers Palm Beach
  2. The Everglades Club
  3. Whitehall (Henry Flagler Museum)
  4. Mar-a-Lago

It was Henry Flagler who designed his Grand Ballroom to mimic the famous room in Versailles, including recessed alcoves and elaborate painted ceiling moldings. He hosted winter galas at the home, a gift to his beloved third wife.

Lounge at The Breakers hotel - Palm Beach, Florida. 192- Courtesy State Archives of Florida


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