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Fascinating Houses on Little Compton Historic House Tour
If you’re in need of a historic house fix then sign up for the Little Compton, Rhode Island Historic House…
The Top 10 Places to Find Old Photos of Your House
One of the most fun aspects of researching the history of your house is viewing old photos of it from yesteryear. Old photos can reveal what color your house used…
The Benjamin Caryl House c. 1774
One of my most favorite activities is discovering old houses that I never knew existed. Unexpectedly coming across an historic house is like getting an extra Christmas present any time…
Using a Deed Chart to Trace Your Deeds
One of the most important aspects of researching the history of your house is tracing the deeds. The deeds provide you with the name of the owner(s) of the home….
3 Tips for Determining if Your House Was Moved
Do you suspect that your older home was moved from another location? Moving houses was fairly common a hundred or more years ago. They were lifted off of their existing…
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