Lynda Waggoner first visited Fallingwater as a teenager in 1965 when interviewing to become a tour guide.

“I arrived here to be a guide – an anxious teenager fearful of speaking in public,” recalled Waggoner of her feelings as a 17-year-old. Little did she know that this encounter was only the beginning of a long and significant career at the historic house above the waterfall.

Lynda retired this month after more than 40 years working at Fallingwater in a variety of capacities.

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