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A Second Empire beauty!

Julie | Northern Vernacular on Instagram: “Bow down to this Second Empire beauty! (Which is sort of what I did to get this photo 👍)”

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The interior of a typical First Period house was generally one-room deep. Stairs to the second floor formed an "L" or "U" shape around the central chimney. Expansion of these post-and-beam structures took the form of lean-to additions.
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The interior of a typical First Period house was generally one-room deep. Stairs to the second floor formed an "L" or "U" shape around the central chimney. Expansion of these post-and-beam structures took the form of lean-to additions.

Merchants kitchen

Model buildings for museums and collectors, including dollhouses for miniature collectors ,miniature furniture, windmills .watermills

Colonial Ken Re-Visits Greenfield Village: Fall Harvest Edition 2015

Come with me as I open the door to the past... I really, really enjoy wearing 1770s period clothing. Yes, more than wearing Civil War era clothing. And when I can be surrounded and immersed in buildings that were around during the time the clothing was fashionable (rather than at a reenactment), well that just sort of becomes the cool whip frosting on the cake. It's just a shame that there are only a few reenacting opportunities for me to wear the garments here in Michigan; there are plenty…

I'm trying to think of something I hate about this and am not succeeding...

In the Living Room looking into the dining room

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nantucket's oldest house on the island and also my family!!! thank you Coffins...

Nantucket's Oldest

Though every grey-shingled, white-trimmed house on this legendary New England island looks like every other grey-shingled, white-trimmed house, the natives know the labyrinthine way to the Oldest House. (Oldest' being a proper noun here, not an adjective). And when you finally track it down on its solitary hilltop, its air of chaste isolation - in this town teeming with trophy houses, Hamptons émigrés and admirably restrained twee - will take your breath away. With just a few gnarly lilacs…

saltbox house | This architectural style emerged in New England around 1630, and salt ...
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My old salt box

saltbox house | This architectural style emerged in New England around 1630, and salt ...

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Coffin House (1686), Nantucket Island, MA – 1659

Jethro Coffin House built in 1686 is Nantucket’s oldest house on Nantucket. It had National Historic designation before lightning struck chimney in 1978. 1686 Oldest House and Mary Gardner …

1896 Queen Anne - Lebanon, KY (George F. Barber) - $90,000 - Old House Dreams

1896 Queen Anne - Lebanon, KY (George F. Barber) - Old House Dreams

THE KEY HOLE HOUSE. This home is named Key Hole House because the front window is shaped like an old key hole. Home has a entry foyer with a beautiful open staircase to the second floor, a living room, dining room with built in hutch and fireplace, sunroom, parlor, kitchen, full bath, utility room, rear hall and a front porch. Second floor has 4 bedrooms, linen closet, full bath, storage, 2 stairs plus access to the third floor with 2 rooms. Home also a basement with 2 rooms and coal bin…

Dover, NH - $559,000 - Old House Dreams

Dover, NH – $549,000 | Old House Dreams

This beautiful grand Victorian sits on a large lot, walking distance to downtown Dover. Currently a single family home, it has the potential for a developer to convert into 3+ condos. The property…