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Stonebridge Outdoor Porch

Wednesday, April 22, 2009

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Stonebridge Outdoor Porch

I know where I would be if this house was mine. See the Stonebridge photo tour for more.

Four Day, Multi-State House Tour – Guest Submission

Monday, April 20, 2009

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Four Day, Multi-State House Tour – Guest Submission

Ralph Krainik, a friend of mine from his participation on my other blog just recently went on a four-day house tour through Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, and West Virginia with his photo model (and wife) Pam. He was gracious enough to share his photos with us.

Oakbourne Park Water Tower

Friday, April 17, 2009

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Oakbourne Park Water Tower

Although empty today, the water tower for Oakbourne Mansion’s purpose was to hold water in case of fire in the main house. I stopped by during lunchtime and snapped some photos of the tower and plan to go back for the main house in future.

Loch Aerie Basement Tour

Saturday, April 11, 2009

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Loch Aerie Basement Tour

Hopefully you’ve seen the rest of the house in our previous tour. Here is the bonus footage – a walk down into the basement and through the underground storage areas. This is the final footage to complete the tour of this magnificent property.

Tilghman Island M-House

Friday, April 10, 2009

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Tilghman Island M-House

The M-House, an 1890s-era design indigenous to Tilghman Island in Maryland. Regardless of the direction of the wind, this house could capture the flow due to the unique m-shaped design.

“Pennyscroft” Photos ca. 1930

Monday, April 6, 2009

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“Pennyscroft” Photos ca. 1930

One of the most rewarding aspects of researching my own home’s history is getting to spend some time with the daughter of the second owners. She moved to my house in 1925 at the age of one and over the years was married in the front parlor and raised her own children at Pennyscroft

Lancaster, PA Bed & Breakfast

Sunday, April 5, 2009

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Lancaster, PA Bed & Breakfast

This is a Bed & Breakfast called “Country Patches” in Lancaster, PA that I captured on the way home from a business trip. The Oak beside it is larger than the house itself.

Stauffer Mansion – Lancaster, PA

Thursday, April 2, 2009

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Stauffer Mansion – Lancaster, PA

Stauffer’s Mansion is in Lancaster, PA and was built in 1870 by John Frederick Sener.

Old Stone House By Fishing Pond

Tuesday, March 31, 2009

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Old Stone House By Fishing Pond

Just an afternoon drive-by …

Loch Aerie

Sunday, March 29, 2009

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Loch Aerie

Loch Aerie, AKA Glen-Loch, AKA Lockwood Mansion was built in 1865 by William E. Lockwood, esq., a Philadelphia businessman, in Chester County Pennsylvania. It was designed by famed architect Addison Hutton with landscape design by Charles Miller, the Fairmount Park landscape designer. The design is described in the 1958 Historic American Buildings Survey as being of Italianate Design with Victorian Gothic details.