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Historical Shelters

Las Cruces Compound Offers Income Property and Family Fun Potential

By Bethany Erickson | December 8, 2017 | Comments Off on Las Cruces Compound Offers Income Property and Family Fun Potential

It’s a house that has one foot in history, and one foot in the future — and the amazing second shelter or even vacation rental income property potential of this nearly four-acre estate in Las Cruces, New Mexico makes it a must-see. The home includes a main house and guest house, and when you consider […]

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New York Home Once Housed Family of Early U.S. Settlers

By Bethany Erickson | December 1, 2017 | 1 Comment

A home that has its foundation — literally — with one of the first settlers in what would become the United States is now up for grabs in New York. Known as the Teunis Slingerland house, the original homestead was built after Teunis Slingerland purchased almost 10,000 acres of land near the Hudson River from […]

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Piece of Civil War History Up for Sale in Gettysburg

By Bethany Erickson | November 24, 2017 | 3 Comments

For less than $900,000, someone will soon own a home so steeped in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, Civil War history it still has two cannonballs stuck in it. The home sits on what is now called Confederate Avenue and was built by Herman Haupt, who was first a railroad man, and then a Union general during the Civil […]

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Historic Restored Massachusetts House Is Pure Bliss

By Bethany Erickson | November 10, 2017 | 1 Comment

Historic homes go on the market on a daily basis — but when one like the Daniel Bliss Homestead in Rehoboth, Massachusetts, goes on the market, you sit up and pay attention. Why? Because it was restored by the guy who pretty much wrote the book on preserving and restoring old homes, John T. Kirk. […]

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Lizzie Borden’s Final Home Up For Sale

By Bethany Erickson | October 31, 2017 | Comments Off on Lizzie Borden’s Final Home Up For Sale

Lizzie Borden took an axe And gave her mother forty whacks. When she saw what she had done, She gave her father forty-one. And after the trial, Lizzie Borden and her sister Emma moved into Maplecroft Mansion, an eight-bedroom, four-bath home in Fall River, Massachusetts, settling in and even changing her name to Lizbeth in […]

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Palm Springs Compound With Ties to Cary Grant Up for Sale

By Bethany Erickson | October 27, 2017 | Comments Off on Palm Springs Compound With Ties to Cary Grant Up for Sale

He called it “Villa Paradiso,” and the pool house at this eight-bedroom, 14-bathroom, 15,000-square-foot compound in Palm Springs, was designed just for Cary Grant, who was just one of several old Hollywood royalty to vacation at the lush abode. According to listing agent Marc Lange with Hom Sotheby’s International Realty, the nearly four-acre compound sits […]

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