The Commander's Mansion, also known as Quarters 111 was built in 1865 by Major Thomas J. Rodman, the commanding officer for the Watertown Arsenal. The exterior of the mansion is paneled with brick work that decorates the chimneys and charming iron "lace" arches, while Corinthian columns support a grand Victorian Veranda. Inside, the mansion's 27 rooms are designed around a central grand foyer. A gracious, sweeping staircase with ornately carved balustrades leads from the foyer to the floors above, which are illuminated by circular skylight. Other interior details include 11 (non-working) marble fireplaces, ceiling medallions, heavily patterned moldings, many fine woods, reproduction Victorian wall papers, and antique furnishings-making the Mansion an elegant setting for your event. The Commander's Mansion, the perfect setting for any function, from small intimate gatherings to a large outdoor tented reception. Set on seven private acres the mansion is a classic example of Italian-Victorian architecture with intricate details throughout.