The Phipps mansion is 125 years old
August is an anniversary month for the owners of the Phipps Inn.
It was 125 years ago that William H. Phipps and his wife, Frances, built Hudson's grand dame of Queen Anne Victorian mansions at 1005 Third St.
And on Aug. 29, Rich and Mary Ellen Cox will begin their 10th year of operating the house as a luxurious bed and breakfast inn. They also are celebrating 40 years of marriage.