Jerome Historical Society. The Douglas Mansion has been a landmark in Jerome since 1916, when Jimmy Douglas built it on the hill just above his Little Daisy Mine. Douglas designed the house as a hotel for mining officials and investors as well as for his own family. It featured a wine cellar, billiard room, marble shower, steam heat, and, much ahead of its time, a central vacuum system. Douglas was most proud of the fact that the house was constructed of adobe bricks that were made on the site. The house is the largest adobe structure in Arizona.
Jerome State Historic Park is a state park featuring the Douglas Mansion, built in 1916 by a family of influential mining entrepreneurs. A museum is located in the old Douglas Mansion. The park is open on a seven-day schedule thanks to additional funding raised by Yavapai County, the city of Jerome, and the