Historic homes

The Folly-Bush House

image from: http://www.preservationdirectory.com/

image from: http://www.preservationdirectory.com/

This place is amazing. It dates back to George Washington’s time (1770’s) and it showcases some great¬†primitive style decor.

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Levittown home for sale in near original condition

image from: zillow.com

image from: zillow.com

You have heard of Levittown right?

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Richard Nixon’s Birthplace House

image from: National Park Service. Licensed under Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons

image from: National Park Service. Licensed under Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons

Did you know that Richard Nixon’s birthplace – now the site of his presidential library and museum – was a 1912 kit home?

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The Oldest House in Harlem

image from: Fade of the Day: http://www.whatwasthere.com/b/71778

image from: Fade of the Day: http://www.whatwasthere.com/b/71778

I recently spotted the above picture on my Facebook feed. The 1930’s photo of an 1864 house was posted by What Was There with the caption: “The Oldest Residential House in Harlem“. It piqued my curiosity so I did some Google sleuthing and found that the house is not only still standing – it is for sale!

Here’s what it looks like today:

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The Haunted Lemp Family Mansion

image from: www.ksdk.com

image from: www.ksdk.com

I got a reader request to do a post on this historic home in St. Louis, Missouri. It has the morbid reputation of being the site of not one, not two, but THREE suicides of Lemp family members. And one mysterious death.

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Sarah Felix Burns

"So many houses, so little time"






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Creating the Artful Home
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JACKFISH - The Vanishing Village

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Song Over Quiet Lake
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