When you buy a home you don’t just take ownership of an engaging exterior, the rooms inside it, or the land it all sits on. No. Unless you’ve built it yourself, you’ve just bought yourself a piece of history. There are plenty of bloggers out there going Sherlock Holmes and […]
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You’ve likely spent a good deal of time and money on renovating your older home. While you’re working to restore newness and increased functionality to your residence, consider devoting time to tracing your home’s roots–much like you would when searching for family genealogy. Writer Kimberly Powell suggests several tips for […]
We’ve touched on what to expect when living in a historical district but what if you just want to determine the history of your home whether it’s 20 or 200 years old. WikiHow provides some steps for you to help determine when your home was built, who built it, and […]
The quintessential American home isn’t a Greek-revival or Victorian, but the Log cabin. Log cabin construction started in the 1700s when Swedish settlers brought building customs from their home country. The design of America’s log cabins was influenced by the Homestead Act of 1862. The Act gave “homesteaders” rights to […]