Weather permitting, George Fulford I and his guests spent many hours enjoying the fresh air or boating on the river.
George Fulford I purchased his second yacht, a steam and sail vessel called the Magedoma, around 1904. It was yet another symbol of his social status. Named after his family (MAry, GEorge, DOrothy and MArtha), the 40-metre (138-foot) yacht was built in 1901 in Wilmington, Delaware, by Pusey and Jones.
The Magedoma was the focal point of the Fulfords’ summer social life. The vessel boasted sleeping quarters for 14 and a mahogany dining room with seating for 20 guests.