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Historical Shelters

Southport, North Carolina Historic Home is Also a Movie Star

By Bethany Erickson | October 27, 2019 | Comments Off on Southport, North Carolina Historic Home is Also a Movie Star

The city of Southport, North Carolina, has been a spot for exploration since the 1500s when the Spanish landed and poked around. By the 1700s, it was founded as Smithville, after Revolutionary War colonel Benjamin Smith, who was also later governor of North Carolina. In the late 1800s, in a bid to become a major shipping […]

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Historic New Orleans Home Will Perk You Up

By Bethany Erickson | October 20, 2019 | Comments Off on Historic New Orleans Home Will Perk You Up

Sixteen-year-old Henry T. Daily Lonsdale likely didn’t picture himself as one day being the owner of a stately mansion that would, 163 years later, still stand as part of the historical fabric of New Orleans. After all, at that tender age, he was an immigrant working in the city’s shipyards. Sitting in the Garden District […]

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Once-in-a-Lifetime Opportunity, One-of-a-Kind Home

By Bethany Erickson | October 13, 2019 | Comments Off on Once-in-a-Lifetime Opportunity, One-of-a-Kind Home

It’s been described as a light box nestled in the woods, but the so-called “Cube House” in Plymouth, Michigan, can also be considered one-of-a-kind, and owning it is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. Tivadar Balogh was born in Detroit to Hungarian immigrants, and after a stint in the Navy during World War II, graduated with a degree in […]

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Lovingly Preserved, Concord’s Gaius Proctor House Is Up For Grabs

By Bethany Erickson | October 6, 2019 | Comments Off on Lovingly Preserved, Concord’s Gaius Proctor House Is Up For Grabs

Concord, Massachusetts, was the site of a great deal of America’s history — from Revolutionary War sites in Minute Man Park to being home to Louisa May Alcott, to poet Ralph Waldo Emerson penning “Nature” at the Old Manse (as well as Henry David Thoreau visiting Walden Pond). And now one of the properties that 19th-century […]

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Spectacular Nevada Ranch Property Steeped in History Up for Grabs

By Bethany Erickson | September 29, 2019 | Comments Off on Spectacular Nevada Ranch Property Steeped in History Up for Grabs

The beginning of the 25 Ranch in Nevada included something that is probably de rigueur in a story taking place in the Wild West — a shootout. But it’s also a tale of resilience and on good old-fashioned girl power. And the ranch properties that became 25 Ranch are now for sale, waiting for someone […]

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Adorable 1895 Home in Old Town Georgetown, Texas

By Bethany Erickson | September 22, 2019 | Comments Off on Adorable 1895 Home in Old Town Georgetown, Texas

If you’ve driven to Austin or San Antonio even once, chances are you’ve at least passed the road signs mentioning Georgetown. Some day, you really should stop and visit the idyllic town with a beautiful town square and plenty of unique shopping, dining, and other attractions. The town also boasts plenty of other things to […]

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