The beautiful Swannanoa Marble Palace, in Afton Virginia is a as mysterious as it is mesmerizing. Its history is a study in contrasts – from being the Summer residence for millionaire philanthropist James H. Dooley and his wife, Sallie Mae Dooley, to a country club, to a new-age haven for Walter Russell’s University of Science and Philosophy… if only its walls could talk. It is magnificent no matter how it is photographed. I decided to try it in HDR.
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