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Thomas Walsh discovered fabulous wealth at the Camp Bird Mine near Ouray, Colorado. His daughter Evalyn went on to lead a fabulously rich and extravagant life after she married Edward Beale McLean, whose family owned The Washington Post. They threw spectacular parties, entertained kings and presidents, and lived in huge, grandiose homes. Edward bought Evalyn the Hope diamond. Tragedy struck, and struck hard. A son died and the family fortune was lost.

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Thomas Walsh discovered fabulous golden wealth in the historic Camp Bird Mine near Ouray, Colorado. His daughter, Evalyn Walsh McLean, tells an engaging true story of the family that wanted for nothing. They led a life of extravagance. It enabled them to acquire possessions such as the Hope Diamond and the fabulous homes that hosted spectacular social functions and served as retreats for kings and presidents.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781890437268
Publisher:
Western Reflections Publishing Company
Subject:
Americana-General
Author:
McLean, Evalyn W.
Publication Date:
20040531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English

Related Subjects

Biography » General
History and Social Science » Americana » General
History and Social Science » Americana » Rocky Mountains
History and Social Science » US History » 19th Century

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"Synopsis" by , Thomas Walsh discovered fabulous golden wealth in the historic Camp Bird Mine near Ouray, Colorado. His daughter, Evalyn Walsh McLean, tells an engaging true story of the family that wanted for nothing. They led a life of extravagance. It enabled them to acquire possessions such as the Hope Diamond and the fabulous homes that hosted spectacular social functions and served as retreats for kings and presidents.
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