Sunday, September 8, 2013

Farm Palace at Peterhof..Farm Palace in Alexandria Park at birth was not a palace, but it was almost a real farm.Its roof was painted under the straw, and the columns are wrapped with birch bark, if they cut down in a birch grove. Livestock kept on the farm, which was brought from Yorkshire two breeding bull and eight cows. The cows belonged korovnitsy of German colonists.There was a farm and a shepherd. Commanded a shepherd, bulls, cows and English korovnitsami management.Cows occupied one wing. Another wing served heir to the Russian throne, Alexander, the future Alexander II Osvoboditel. Crown Prince of thirteen resettled here father, Emperor Nicholas I, who lived in the Cottage next door. It was the summer residence for the three summer months. He moved here in June and remained until August.