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Ten Historic Georgia Homes to Tour

By Antique Homes Magazine Staff

Open year round Plan a trip this year to discover historic homes in Georgia and here are the best: Swan House, Owens Thomas House, Hills & Dales, Andalusia, Pebble Hill...

Events

Second Sunday Open House – Golden Ball Tavern Museum

By Antique Homes Magazine Staff

Throughout the year Golden Ball Tavern Museum 662 Boston Post Road Weston, Massachusetts 02493 Through the generous support of our experienced and knowledgable volunteer guides, the museum is holding Second...

Events

Rooftop History & Lore Walking Tour of San Francisco

By Antique Homes Magazine Staff

Offered twice monthly Hearst Building 5 Third Street San Francisco, California 94103 You will visit the top privately-owned public open spaces in San Francisco, with rooftop views of the Palace Hotel, Hobart...

Architecture

Curb Appeal: What Came Before and the Happy Diversion of Curb-Side Sleuthing an Old House’s History

By Dan Cooper

Dan Cooper is a well-known author, and has published over a thousand articles on the subjects of antiques, architecture, preservation and historic interior design. His first book, New Classic American Houses, was published by The Vendome Press. Dan is also President and CEO of Cooper Lace, has designed and sold historic lace curtains for twenty four years, providing them to private homes, museums and film sets. Dan is also recognized as a leading authority on the subject of historic carpeting.

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Preservation

The Painted Wall: Freehand Scrollwork

By Linda Lefko

The Governor Galusha Homestead in Shaftsbury Center, VT is an amazing survival of original freehand brushwork. Jonas Galusha (1752-1834) served as a captain in the Vermont militia in the Revolutionary...

Homeownership

When Lightning Strikes

By Noelle Lord

The previous owners of our house installed antique lightning rods along the rooflines.

Preservation

Q & A: Richard Irons Restoration Mason

By Mark Sullivan

Richard Irons, 70, of Limerick, Maine, described as one of the best restoration masons in America, has worked on historic houses and museum properties in the northeastern United States for more than 40 years.

Homeownership

Waiting for an Opening: Reclaiming Vintage Windows in your Antique Home

By Dan Cooper

Use oil paint on your windows every five to eight years, for if this is done, they will continue to last forever.

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