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Editor’s Note
I hope you’ll enjoy this very pretty issue of Early Homes, a biannual special edition from the publishers of Old House Journal. Here we look at homes and furnishings that date to before 1850 or so—classic designs that never go out of favor. I notice, in this issue, an underlying theme: patronage of the craftsman. Nowhere is that more obvious than in the story about a reproduction Cape; our writer, Catherine Lundie, was taken with the homeowners’ passion in creating a house of the period. “This is not just their home or their hobby; it’s their lifestyle,” she said to me. “Each room, and everything in it, has a well-researched origin and a story.” The couple have become friends with many of the traditional artisans, cabinetmakers, and artists who have worked on their new old house.

In the stories that follow, you’ll see houses meticulously restored—again, by people skilled in the old trades. You’ll see doors made in the time-honored way, period kitchen cabinets custom fitted to an old room, and a folk artist adept at carving and historical finishes. Enjoy!

Patricia Poore, Editor of Early Homes

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In This Issue:

A Pennsylvania Stone Farmhouse

Thumbnail image for A Pennsylvania Stone Farmhouse 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.
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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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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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Kitchen for a Georgian House

Thumbnail image for Kitchen for a Georgian House An eccentric plan resulted in a workable and beautiful kitchen for this 18th-century Georgian home.
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The Parson Fisher House Museum

Thumbnail image for The Parson Fisher House Museum Designed and built by the brilliant Jonathan Fisher in 1814, this Downeast Maine house, a museum for more than 50 years, survives remarkably intact.
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Things to Do in Strasburg, Virginia

Thumbnail image for Things to Do in Strasburg, Virginia Visit historic Strasburg, Virginia, on the Shenandoah River.
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