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Bethany Erickson

Part of LBJ’s Hill Country Retreat Up for Grabs

By Bethany Erickson | January 20, 2018 | Comments Off on Part of LBJ’s Hill Country Retreat Up for Grabs

Just a week after becoming president, Lyndon Baines Johnson picked up a ranch in Blanco County — Johnson City, to be exact — as a hideaway where he could relax a bit. And when he announced he wouldn’t be running for re-election in 1968, it was his 800-acre spread that he retreated to, giving staffers […]

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East Texas Storefront is a Golden Opportunity for a Historical Shelter

By Bethany Erickson | January 13, 2018 | 1 Comment

It’s not often that we are able to bring you a historical shelter that is a) close enough to be able to attend an open house, and b) is having an open house so you can actually go see it in the flesh. Today, you’re in luck, because we have an adorable historical storefront that […]

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Private Wooded Retreat Minutes from Manhattan? Sign Us Up.

By Bethany Erickson | January 5, 2018 | Comments Off on Private Wooded Retreat Minutes from Manhattan? Sign Us Up.

This week’s historical shelter is a gorgeous contemporary home built in 1972 (so it’s a spring chicken compared to most we look at) — and bonus, it’s both on a lake and 28 minutes from Manhattan. At $2.2 million, it’s not as inexpensive as some of the other historical homes we’ve showcased, but you really […]

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From the Archives: The La Grange Homestead That Kicked Off Historical Shelters

By Bethany Erickson | December 27, 2017 | Comments Off on From the Archives: The La Grange Homestead That Kicked Off Historical Shelters

[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 2018! Cheers, from Candy and the entire […]

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Montana Mansion Offers Mountain Views and Rich History

By Bethany Erickson | December 22, 2017 | Comments Off on Montana Mansion Offers Mountain Views and Rich History

Nestled in the Bitterroot Valley in Montana, a five-bedroom mansion built for a man who came west with his brother, intending to prospect for gold, sits ready for its next owner, the one that will update it to marry the history behind the home with more recent creature comforts.

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Historical Key West Home Perfectly Situated for Old Town Fun

By Bethany Erickson | December 16, 2017 | Comments Off on Historical Key West Home Perfectly Situated for Old Town Fun

Just saying Key West, Florida, can conjure up relaxation and the easy-going life — so when we found this historical home in Old Town we knew that our readers would fall in love just like we did. This home, which was built in the late 1800s, sits on a corner lot in Old Town — […]

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