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This site is the ultimate resource for owners of old houses and period-style homes, gathering information from Old-House Journal, Old-House Interiors, Early Homes, and New Old House. You’ll find inspiration, how-to info and advice, stories and photos of old houses galore and sources for traditional products. Whether you’re restoring your old house or searching for period decor, you’ll find help here.
    The main block is a stone farmhouse, built in the vernacular tradition in 1816. With a 1930s ell and an updated kitchen, it’s a welcoming family retreat filled with local antiques.


      Want a safe, efficient fireplace? Make sure the chimney is in tiptop condition.


        Revive an outdoor living room using techniques and materials appropriate to an old house.


          Get ready for the warm months outdoors by lighting up a walkway.


          How To Design a Farmhouse Kitchen

          Thumbnail image for How To Design a Farmhouse Kitchen Practical tips for getting the farmhouse look in your own kitchen.
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          Nostalgic Gardens of the Colonial Revival

          Thumbnail image for Nostalgic Gardens of the Colonial Revival Roses climbing the arbor, brick paths through the perennials, and a sundial—Colonial Revival gardens are a study in Americana.
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          Saving a Craftsman House in Seattle

          Thumbnail image for Saving a Craftsman House in Seattle This 1906 Craftsman was too good to raze—so its preservation-minded owners moved it to a new location.
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          How To Revive Your Deck

          Thumbnail image for How To Revive Your Deck Learn how to refresh your deck and add some character to help it blend in with your old house.
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          Creating a Traditional Nantucket House

          Thumbnail image for Creating a Traditional Nantucket House Contemporary comforts are thoughtfully woven into a traditional Nantucket design.
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          An Artisan-Made Reproduction Cape

          Thumbnail image for An Artisan-Made Reproduction Cape Dedicated homeowners have filled every inch of this reproduction Cape with the fine, authentic work of today’s talented artisans.
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