A peripatetic poet and activist-journalist-naturalist, Charles Lummis held court here with events that he called “noises.” These noises were hosted in the house’s gallery, which features a “photograph window”—regional-themed glass photographic plates fixed in a bank of windows. There he entertained the bohemian demimonde: writers, artists, musicians. And it shows—the house itself is delicately nonconformist and poetic.