Designed by architect Charles D. Hill, the replica of George Washington’s Mount Vernon home was then and continues to be an iconic lakeside attraction. Oil tycoon H.L. Hunt moved his first of three wives into the property in 1938, where seven of his 15 children were raised. Neighborhood kids who grew up around the Hunt children remember it as the place to be on Halloween, because the family gave out full-sized candy bars. (Source: The Dallas Morning News)
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