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Cover Story - November 13, 2013

Green Gables

Historic Woodside estate is still a summer home for the Fleishhacker family

by Barbara Wood

Not long after the 1906 earthquake, Mortimer Fleishhacker, a successful San Francisco businessman, decided he wanted to build his family a summer home in the country and began buying property, eventually totaling 75 acres, in the heart of Woodside.

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Barbara Wood is a freelance writer, photographer and gardener who lives in an 1889 farmhouse in Woodside.


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