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History of Buena Vista

  Delaware and U.S. statesman John Middleton Clayton (1796-1856) built Buena Vista between 1845 and 1847, naming his grand scale mansion after the brilliant success of future President Zachary Taylor in the Mexican War. Buena Vista immediately took its place as a major residence of the Greek Revival style in Delaware, and Clayton’s dedication to […]

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