The largest room on the first floor, the dining room showcases the family’s extensive collection of cut glass and silver. A custom mahogany dining set could seat up to eighteen guests. The ceiling has enhanced crown molding that frames a hand painted mural of roses protruding into a blue sky.
Look closely at the space through a series of images that reflect the look of the House in its current, restored setting. Click each image to expand for a closer look.
Caption for ceiling images – Ceiling repainted by artist Grace Chadwick following water damage in 2019.
Listen to exclusive audio tour content to give you insights to our space, collection, and family stories. Presented by Stark Art & History volunteers Mary Williams and Robert Webb.
Learn more by viewing collection objects from the space and examining historic photos from the Archive. Click each image for details.
Dining Room c. 1900. Image courtesy of the Eunice R. Benckenstein Library & Archive.
Dining Room c. 1915. Image courtesy of the Eunice R. Benckenstein Library & Archive.