Ralston Hall Mansion located in Belmont, California, was the country house of William Chapman Ralston, a San Francisco businessman, founder of the Bank of California, and financier of the Comstock Lode. It is an opulent Italianate Villa, modified with touches of Steamboat Gothic and Victorian details. It is a California Historical Landmark and is designated a National Historic Landmark. It is now part of Notre Dame de Namur University.
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... After Ralston's death, the estate passed to his former business partner, United States Senator from Nevada William Sharon, whose family lived in the house ... Senator Sharon's death in 1885, the mansion became Radcliffe Hall, a girls' finishing school ... Since 1922, Ralston Hall has been on the campus Notre Dame de Namur University, formerly the College of Notre Dame ...
... The Notre Dame de Namur University campus developed around Ralston Hall Mansion, which was formerly the estate of William Chapman Ralston, founder of the Bank of California ... After Ralston’s death, the mansion was briefly owned by William Sharon, then served as a finishing school and a sanitarium ... including a ballroom modeled after the Hall of Mirrors at Versailles, were rented for events ...
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