Royer Mansion site representative Huston Godwin. Godwin has always been into antiques and said it’s in his blood. Godwin’s grandmother was an antiques dealer and collector from the 1930s, and his mother was an antique dealer.
“I’ve always had my foot in the door with antiques and junk,” Godwin said.
How they got here
Godwin said he and business partner Michael Stipanovic were approached in 2016 about renting the property.
“We had heard of the property, but it didn’t mean anything to us,” Godwin said.
The Royer Mansion had originally started as a simple farmhouse with one...