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Historic Real Estate: Restored to Former Glory Edition

Posted on: February 14th, 2014 by Emily Potter 1 Comment

 

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This Ohio property is lovely on the inside and out.

Landmark property built in 1838 -- Westlake, Ohio

When this over 5,000-square-foot home was built in 1838, it sat on one of the largest farms in Ohio with over 3,200 acres. Over the year, it has been painstakingly restored and today features many original elements, such as period wallpaper (check out the dining room) and a walnut staircase. Price: $1,090,000... Read More →

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Emily Potter

Emily Potter is a copywriter at the National Trust. She enjoys writing about places of all kinds, the stories that make them special, and the people who love them enough to save them.

[10 on Tuesday] Preservation-Themed Movies

Posted on: February 11th, 2014 by Emily Potter 1 Comment

 

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The historic Lincoln movie theater in Cheyenne, Wyo.

We know there’s no substitute for visiting historic places and experiencing firsthand the stories they tell and the history they bring to life, like when you step into an old movie theater or pull up to a drive-in and feel the magic about to begin.

But for the times when you can’t get out to a historic site or for whenever you’re in the mood to simply cozy up on the couch, we’ve put together a big list of preservation-themed movies worth a watch.... Read More →

The National Trust for Historic Preservation works to save America's historic places. Join us today to help protect the places that matter to you.

Emily Potter

Emily Potter is a copywriter at the National Trust. She enjoys writing about places of all kinds, the stories that make them special, and the people who love them enough to save them.

Historic Real Estate: The Not-A-House Edition

Posted on: February 1st, 2014 by Emily Potter

 

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View of the wetlands along the Ashley River.

123 Acres on the Ashley River -- Charleston, S.C.

The Ashley River area contains 26 separate sites that are listed in the National Register of Historic Places, which puts this historic property in good company. Among these acres is 1,500 feet of river frontage, 27 acres of delineated wetlands, and over 1,000 feet of road frontage on Highway 61. It is a perfect location for country living. Price: $1,475,000... Read More →

The National Trust for Historic Preservation works to save America's historic places. Join us today to help protect the places that matter to you.

Emily Potter

Emily Potter is a copywriter at the National Trust. She enjoys writing about places of all kinds, the stories that make them special, and the people who love them enough to save them.

Historic Real Estate: The Grand Estate Edition

Posted on: January 17th, 2014 by Emily Potter 2 Comments

 

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Discover a new world of wildlife on this estate, including wild turkeys, eagles, owls, quail, and more.

Ben Lomond -- Dunnsville, Va.

Surround yourself with scenic and peaceful landscape with the 60-plus acres that make up this estate. It's stunning in every season on the outside, and has beautiful spaces inside to enjoy every day. Large rooms with high ceilings also feature scenic murals and original mantles, moldings, and doors, circa 1730. Price: $1,695,000... Read More →

The National Trust for Historic Preservation works to save America's historic places. Join us today to help protect the places that matter to you.

Emily Potter

Emily Potter is a copywriter at the National Trust. She enjoys writing about places of all kinds, the stories that make them special, and the people who love them enough to save them.

[10 on Tuesday] Ten (More) Essential Preservation Books

Posted on: January 14th, 2014 by Emily Potter 2 Comments

 

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Elliott Bay Book Company, an independent and family-owned bookstore in Seattle.

There are tons of informative, fascinating, and practical books out there on historic preservation and its connection to our cities, neighborhoods, and lives. We have a handful of suggestions below to get you started or add to your list. You can also take a look at our first preservation books list for even more ideas.

Head to your favorite local or online bookstore to check out these titles:... Read More →

The National Trust for Historic Preservation works to save America's historic places. Join us today to help protect the places that matter to you.

Emily Potter

Emily Potter is a copywriter at the National Trust. She enjoys writing about places of all kinds, the stories that make them special, and the people who love them enough to save them.