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Patsy Clark mansion for sale – to the right buyer

John Allison, a partner in Eymann Allison Hunter Jones, P.S., said the firm, which purchased the iconic Spokane home in 2003, first put the refurbished home up for sale in July. But only last week did John L. Scott Realty list a price for the mansion at $2.1 million.

Then and Now: Patsy Clark Mansion

Patsy Clark’s mansion is one of the most recognizable homes in Spokane. It ranks high among the palatial homes built by Spokane’s early millionaires.

Landmarks: Patsy Clark, brother close in life and death

Clark’s impact in Spokane is probably most visible today in the Kirtland Cutter-designed Patsy Clark Mansion facing Coeur d’Alene Park that served as his family home until both he and his wife died. But in his lifetime, Clark became one of the most widely known mining pioneers in the country, opening or operating mines throughout the Northwest and British Columbia, including the famous Anaconda and Hecla mines.

Jim Kershner’s this day in history

From our archives, 100 years ago In an event with lasting repercussions for all Spokane nature lovers, John A. Finch, 61, pioneer Spokane mining man and businessman, died suddenly at his summer home in Hayden Lake.

Doug Clark: Book details Patsy Clark’s road to success

You can speculate until the crows fly home as to how a flat-broke, uneducated Irish bloke like Patsy Clark came to America and wound up owning gold mines and living in Spokane’s best-looking mansion. That said, John Richards believes one telling glimpse into the historic figure’s superhuman drive to succeed can be seen in something he did long before striking it rich.

Artifacts enrich tale of gardens’ founders

Lynn Mandyke on Tuesday gingerly leafed through two boxes of aging documents, black-and-white photographs and personal effects, some more than 130 years old. They tell the history of Judge George W. Turner, a former U.S. senator from Spokane, and his wife, Bertha, renowned as a society hostess and plant lover.

Attorney learns history on the job

When Jon Neill isn't practicing law, he moonlights as a tour guide through one of Spokane's most treasured architectural gems. "When you work here you almost have to be a steward of Spokane history," the attorney says of his firm's offices in the historic Patsy Clark mansion built in 1897 by renowned area architect Kirtland Cutter for the mining magnate and his wife, Mary.