Real Weddings

After touring nearly 20 venues across Connecticut, Tara Azizi (23 and a nurse) and Jesse Cooper (29 and works in finance) immediately fell in love with the simplicity and grandeur of Lord Thompson Manor in Thompson, Connecticut. "During our tour, we looked at each other and knew it was our place," Tara says. An elegant color scheme of lavender and gold played up the manor's all-white interior and lush grounds, where Tara and Jesse exchanged vows in a ceremony that incorporated Baha'i and Jewish traditions. "We were fortunate enough to...

Rachel Weisblatt (27 and a lawyer) and Jacob Fetherol’s (26 and a US Marines veteran and a music student) wedding at Lord Thompson Manor was the picture of romantic sophistication. “As soon as I saw Lord Thompson Manor, I knew we had to be married there and Jacob felt the same way,” Rachel says. Set in the countryside of Connecticut on a 40-acre estate, Lord Thompson Manor offered the couple a picturesque setting to host their nuptials. The day started with an intimate ceremony in the estate’s gardens, with Rachel...

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