With Google Street View you are able to view a location in its current state and also view it at an earlier time. See what changes were made to houses over an approximate 15 year period. Unfortunately you cannot go back to a pre-Google Maps time. Someday maybe, you never know. It would be nice [...]
Do you live in a haunted house? There are a lot of people that do. All my life I had an interest in ghosts and finally one day I decided to join a ghost hunting group. There were several of us. My very good friend Deryl, a special needs teacher by trade and a super [...]
What are Sanborn Fire Maps? Sanborn Maps are the best resource you can have for researching an old building. Once you start looking at them you will most definitely be addicted for they will provide the best information you can find about the layout of the exterior of your home. These maps are second maybe [...]
Here is our listing of recommended Books & Magazines, links to various Resources, and some novelties to help the old house owner. Carpenters and Window Restores etc. click here.
Do your guests ever question why you are so concerned with restoring your house back to the past? Do they ever laugh at what you think of as your labor of love? Why don't you like the latest trends of home improvement? John Ruskin , a Victorian era critic, wrote on many subjects including architecture. [...]