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  1. Tim

    Taunton Mansion

    I knew a lot about the house from what Mr. Hoffman said about it, but much of that's lost in the fog of time.
  2. Tim

    Taunton Mansion

    The Cranberry House became a day school when the Hoffman's took it over. It burned down in, as I recall, 1975. We were coming back from a trip to California. We saw this orange red glow in the sky. It was the house.
  3. Tim

    Taunton Mansion

    To us, it was always Cranberry or Blue Lake House. I've never seen that picture. Really cool. There is one extant building around the corner, at the corner of Breakneck and Hopewell.
  4. Tim

    Taunton Mansion

    My father's best friend cut meat there. Rip was an awesome guy who helped people a lot. He ran a tab for paycheck to paycheck families. The gas station was owned by Mr. Lifefine (sic). His son was a friend of mine. They lived in Mimosa Lakes. Artie, my friend, drowned in the lake when he...
  5. Tim

    Taunton Mansion

    I have dyslexia and ADHD and went to the school for tutoring (which was all but useless because no one in those days knew about it). Robert Hoffman and his wife were teachers who ran the school. My parents were social friends with them and were there many times. They lived in the house as well...