Regarding Beachbound Castle in Rhode Island: Builder William Burden (1877-1909) was a stock broker; he was married to Florence Twombly, daughter of Hamilton & Florence Vanderbilt Twombly of the mansion called Vinland in Newport, now a part of Salve Regina College. They had 2 children. The landscape architect was J.C.Olmstead. The castle is now a gated condo community.
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Picture and information courtesy of Phil Bilzor.