Historic Places

Historic Hotels | Historic Neighborhoods | Historic Museums | Midwestern Historic Sites | Northeastern Historic Sites | Southern Historic Sites | Western Historic Sites

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A look at some of the historic places around the country where you can see stunning historic homes and prime examples of period architectural styles.

SEE ALSO: Frank Lloyd Wright Homes

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A Visit to Pigeon Inn

Owners steeped in Colonial-period history finish the restoration of a 1760 house that served as an inn during the Revolutionary War.

Owners Hall Cannon and Miles Refo revived Sir Heaton Rhodes’ “Daffodil Day” tradition of inviting the public to view the lodge and grounds during peak blooming season.

Historic Retreats: New Zealand's Otahuna Lodge

Architecturally speaking, there’s not much that can compete with the majestic natural beauty of New Zealand’s South Island. But Otahuna Lodge, a seven-room luxury hotel set amidst the rocky hills south of Christchurch, is a prime contender.

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The Right Ladder

One of the oldest tools ever invented, a ladder is an old-house essential. To be safe, choose one that suits the job and is sturdy enough.

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