Built in 1740 and named Howard’s Resolution, the Manor House now operates as Glenelg Country School classrooms for the lower grades and as a rental facility for formal events. In 1854, the structure was remodeled to resemble a Scottish Castle. Coincidently, the school is named after town in Scotland. In 1963, after remaining empty for years, the building along with 50 surrounding acres were purchased by the founders of the growing Glenelg Country School. The 5,000-square-foot building — now sitting atop 90-acres— is a selling point for the school, according to Greg Ventre, Head of School. “It was the first thing I saw on the campus,” he recalls. “It’s a gem.” Ventre, who is a historian by academic training, touts the uniqueness of the structure because of its size and architectural features.