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Henry Blosser House & Swiss Horse Barn – Champagne Reception

Carolyn and Dr. Arthur Elman recently enjoyed a Champagne Reception in their honor at the historic 1878 Henry Blosser House & Swiss Horse Barn. The couple received awards from the Missouri Senate and House of Representatives for the restoration of the Blosser Estate near the Historic Village of Arrow Rock. Bill Hart, Missouri Alliance for Historic Preservation, presented The McReynolds Award to the group of supporters. The four-year project was directed by interior and architectural designer Kelee Katillac. The barn will soon open as an event facility.

Bill Hart with Dr. Arthur and Carolyn Elman, honorees; and Kelee Katillac

 

Crystal Kendrick on Silverbridge in front of the 1878 Henry Blosser House

 

Jeff Oberhaus, Sherry Mirador, and Dan Auman with Dr. Arthur and Carolyn Elman, honorees; and Kirby McCullough

 

The interior of the Blosser Event Barn

Also featured in the December 14, 2019 issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: Aaron Leimkuehler

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