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What Can I Get For $11.4 Million In Newport?

By Amy Puchaty | February 6, 2020 | Comments Off on What Can I Get For $11.4 Million In Newport?

Dreaming of Newport? Us too! And now is your chance to own one of it’s most storied houses — a historic 1926 villa on Newport’s famous Cliff Walk!

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Historic Santa Ana Cottage Started With a Love Story

By Bethany Erickson | January 19, 2020 | Comments Off on Historic Santa Ana Cottage Started With a Love Story

What makes a house is wood and bricks, but what makes a house a home is love, which is what Fred Wohl had plenty of for his bride, Gladys, when he built her a cottage in the up and coming new neighborhood of Wilshire Square in Santa Ana, California, in 1930. According to a relative, […]

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Historic Galewood Tudor Is Sweet Home, Chicago

By Bethany Erickson | December 8, 2019 | Comments Off on Historic Galewood Tudor Is Sweet Home, Chicago

In 1837, Abram Gale bought 320 acres in Jefferson — near Chicago, and by 1870, the land was subdivided to form the suburb of Galewood.  Gale’s 1935 arrival from New York City, you see, had him ready to put down roots. When he purchased his acreage, he began to build a house, according to the […]

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A Fabulous Greenbrier Copycat For Thanksgiving

By Amy Puchaty | November 26, 2019 | Comments Off on A Fabulous Greenbrier Copycat For Thanksgiving

Lewisburg, West Virginia is rich in history with its first settlers discovering the area in 1751. So with Thanksgiving upon us, we thought it only fitting to take a look at one of the nation’s most historic towns. What we find might surprise you! Tell us which is more you, the Greenbrier-Inspired Splurge or the […]

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Canton, Massachusetts Homesite Saw Creation of New Country

By Bethany Erickson | November 17, 2019 | Comments Off on Canton, Massachusetts Homesite Saw Creation of New Country

Full disclosure — there seems to be a bit of confusion about our historical shelter this week, which sits on a storied road in Canton, Massachusetts. Was it built in 1730? Or was it built in 1810?  The Realtor’s listing says the earlier date. The history we found indicates it was likely built in 1810. […]

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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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