The artwork is reminiscent of the early 1900s, when Rugby’s Sarah Kellogg married a wealthy Englishman and tried a pampered life in London. The marriage didn’t work, so she returned to her parents at Newbury House, divorced and married a local friend, surveyor Will Walton. The two worked hard to keep Rugby from disappearing in the critical 1914-1958 period. Both died in Rugby and are buried in the town cemetery.
This cozy upstairs room faces the front of house with views of the lawn and two giant European linden trees next door at the 1880s house named after them. A side window faces a hemlock grove.