The Rockefellers feared the temptations of wealth, but a visitor described their estate as a place God would have built, if only he would have had the money.
Their fortune outraged a democratic nation before they gave it away. They were the closest thing America had to a royal family but they shunned the public eye.
Their estate was serene, but some of those closest to it described it as a prison that “cut us off from the larger world.”
This is the story of the dynasty behind Standard Oil.
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