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Best of 2019: Historical Shelters

By Bethany Erickson | December 29, 2019 | Comments Off on Best of 2019: Historical Shelters

All that’s really left to remind anyone of the time Herbert “The Cat” Noble lived in North Texas is the stretch of land he bought up around 1941, before there was a Lake Grapevine, in southern Denton County.  Suffice to say, Noble wouldn’t recognize the extravagant estate that sits there now, either. When he lived […]

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Eyebrow Raising Historical Shelter in Key West

By Bethany Erickson | November 10, 2019 | Comments Off on Eyebrow Raising Historical Shelter in Key West

Depending on how old you are, the mention of Key West, Florida, either makes you think of Ernest Hemingway, Tennesee Williams, or Jimmy Buffet — the celebrities who have, at various points in time, made the island home.  Discovered by Ponce de Leon, Key West was claimed by Spain in 1513 and named Las Martines. […]

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Best of Historical Shelters: Waxahachie 1945 Rambler With Designer’s Touch

By Bethany Erickson | December 30, 2018 | Comments Off on Best of Historical Shelters: Waxahachie 1945 Rambler With Designer’s Touch

[Editor’s note: Merry Christmas! This week, we’re taking time off to focus on our loved ones, so we are sharing some of our favorite stories from this year. Keep an eye out for our top features from the archives as we rest and get ready for a brilliant 2019! Cheers, from Candy and the entire […]

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Norman, Oklahoma Historical Shelter Home To City History

By Bethany Erickson | September 30, 2018 | Comments Off on Norman, Oklahoma Historical Shelter Home To City History

It’s a home that’s seen a lot of Norman, Oklahoma, history, and after painstaking renovation, it’s going to make some Sooner fan a great potential second home, since it’s a quick walk from campus and all the game-day fun. L.J. Edwards was one of the original homesteaders, arriving when it was still Norman Station in […]

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Hot Springs Historical Shelter Is Right In the Thick of Things

By Bethany Erickson | August 26, 2018 | Comments Off on Hot Springs Historical Shelter Is Right In the Thick of Things

Nestled in the Quachita Mountains, Hot Springs, Arkansas, is one of those towns that tourists have historically sought. Its hot springs have been the stuff of legend since anyone can remember — Native American tribes ascribed medicinal attributes to them. The town fell under federal protection in 1832 (and even now, it’s historic core is […]

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Historical Shelter On the Way To a Lake? Try Shelbyville, Texas.

By Bethany Erickson | July 1, 2018 | 1 Comment

For $350,000 and some elbow grease, someone is going to snag this bed-and-breakfast ready historical shelter on the way to Toledo Bend Lake in Shelbyville, Texas. It’s just a matter of when, and who, not if. The Bickham House, now on the state registry of historic homes, was built around 1885 after the original home […]

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