Glensheen: The Congdon Legacy

Series produced by KUMD

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KUMD celebrates "The Congdon Legacy" with a five episode series of 5 minute segments as well as a one-hour special. Chester Congdon is known for the sprawling Glensheen estate he had built on the shores of Lake Superior in Duluth. You may have even toured the Historic Congdon Estate, but what about the man behind the mansion and the multitude of other family stories?

This special sereis work as stand alone pieces or as a week long series. "The Congdon Legacy" is filled with stories you may have never heard before! Great for a week long series. Upcoming relevant dates: the Anniversary of the Congdon Murders is June 27. This show will likley be evergreen for many years...


5 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
Caption: Glensheen bridge
The final episode of "The Congdon Legacy" series looks at the future of the estate, under the direction of UMD. From the trails to the boathouse, ...

  • Added: Jun 17, 2015
  • Length: 05:05
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The Congdon Legacy includes community leadership and family drama, but is also carries the history of luxury in 1910. Chester and Clara traveled e...

  • Added: Jun 17, 2015
  • Length: 04:25
Caption: Glensheen beach
When you visit Glensheen, you get a glimpse into the past, of life at the turn of the last century. But this is not just a time-capsule museum, th...

  • Added: Jun 17, 2015
  • Length: 04:25
Caption: Glensheen beach
Elizabeth Congdon’s life on the shore of Lake Superior, how she lived and who she was - as a Duluthian, a mother, a grandmother and the last Congdo...

  • Added: Jun 17, 2015
  • Length: 05:24
Caption: Chester Congdon
You may know the Congdon name from Glensheen: The Historic Congdon Estate on Lake Superior in Duluth. It was the home of Chester Congdon and his fa...

  • Added: Jun 17, 2015
  • Length: 04:55