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

By Bethany Erickson | October 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

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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Elko Ranch Once Owned by Bing Crosby Will Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate the Positive

By Bethany Erickson | February 24, 2019 | Comments Off on Elko Ranch Once Owned by Bing Crosby Will Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate the Positive

It’s been decades since the late Bing Crosby moved to the remote Elko, Nevada, but his presence still looms large in the town — and his ranch there is now up for sale. Crosby purchased property there in the 1940s with the idea that it would become a respite for his family, remote enough to […]

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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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Cape Escape Offers Historical Shelter — and Income Potential — For Less than $1M

By Bethany Erickson | May 13, 2018 | Comments Off on Cape Escape Offers Historical Shelter — and Income Potential — For Less than $1M

It’s not often that you can find a property with the kind of income potential this week’s historical shelter has for less than $1 million. But this six bedroom, four-and-a-half-bath colonial revival home in Cape Charles, Virginia, has been lovingly restored and renovated, and also had an addition to accommodate the history of the home […]

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Pre-Revolution Concord Home on Market for First Time in 69 Years

By Bethany Erickson | April 22, 2018 | 1 Comment

A Concord, Massachusetts, home that was built before the Revolutionary War is on the market for the first time since 1949 — making it a perfect choice for this week’s historical shelter. Situated right on Main Street in the city center, the Samuel Jones house was built in 1767 and has five bedrooms and one bathroom. […]

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