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Historical Shelters

Eyebrow Raising Historical Shelter in Key West

By Bethany Erickson | November 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

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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You’ll Want to Play Ball With This Cooperstown Farmhouse

By Bethany Erickson | November 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

For baseball fans, the pilgrimage to Cooperstown, New York, is considered to be something of a must-do. Between the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum and the incredible sundry of other museums and historical places to visit and shop, the village of Cooperstown is an idyllic location for a second home. Take, for instance, […]

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Historic New Orleans Home Will Perk You Up

By Bethany Erickson | October 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

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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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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