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Historic Homes

9 Incredible Exterior Makeovers That Gave Old Homes Dramatic Curb Appeal

The Huffington Post | Brie Dyas | Posted 11.11.2014 | HuffPost Home

Never underestimate the power of curb appeal -- that's the takeaway from this Country Living video, which covers nine incredible exterior makeovers. T...

Tuning In to the Song of the South in Macon

Kari Haugeto | Posted 11.05.2014 | Travel
Kari Haugeto

Macon is an ever-changing symphony of sound and sights well worth exploring.

Southern Comfort: Saying Hello to Fall in South Carolina

Peter Mandel | Posted 11.22.2014 | Travel
Peter Mandel

When it comes to the mechanically cooled contemporary American South, this may be close to blasphemy. But here goes: Some of us do not like central air. Indoor breezes are indoor breezes, if you ask me. You might be in a mall, or at the movies, or driving around in your car.

'They Came to Jeer, But Remained to Whitewash'

Cindy Lovell | Posted 09.14.2014 | Impact
Cindy Lovell

When was the last time you reenacted a scene from The Adventures of Tom Sawyer? More to the point, when was the last time you whitewashed a fence -- or, better yet -- paid for the privilege?

There's No Place Like Home: Kathleen Sorbello Discenna Is Preserving the OZ Legacy in Central NY!

Peter Mac | Posted 09.02.2014 | New York
Peter Mac

In a world where we are so quick to toss aside the "old" and the antiquated without even a brief recognition of preservation and gentrification, Kathleen Sorbello-Discenna is a living example that we can preserve our rich history.

The $1,000 Mansion You Have To See To Believe

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 05.14.2014 | HuffPost Home

This Tudor has seven bedrooms, five bathrooms, 69 windows and a historic address. It's also listed for $1,000. This isn't a joke, but part of a pl...

11 Historic Homes With Timeless Style

Posted 02.20.2014 | HuffPost Home

Not every home that’s old is beautiful, but a beautiful old home beats shiny and new modern architecture every time in our book. This is true even m...

Live Where Five Generations Of Abraham Lincoln's Family Are Spending Eternity

Posted 10.29.2013 | HuffPost Home

Five generations of Abraham Lincoln's family will spend eternity here. Now, you can make it your home, too. The Lincoln Homestead and Cemetery -- i...

LOOK: These Spooky Homes Are For Sale

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 10.22.2013 | Los Angeles

You remember the creepy old house of your childhood nightmares? The one with the creaky front gate and the cobwebs on the porch where neighborhood kid...

RANKED: The 10 Best Places To Find Fixer-Uppers

The Huffington Post | Shana Ecker | Posted 09.25.2013 | HuffPost Home

Do you love the idea of fixing up a Victorian with a wraparound porch or a sprawling midcentury ranch with original features, but you imagine these ar...

PHOTOS: There's Something Special About This 'Castle'

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 09.20.2013 | HuffPost Home

A real historic gem has hit the market. The Craigmuir Castle located in Wenatchee, Washington is on sale for $2,980,000. According to the listing ...

PHOTOS: A 17th Century Home Gets An Odd Addition

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 08.27.2013 | HuffPost Home

It's something you'd see at a carnival, not a historic property.

George Washington Owned This Property, And For $25 Million It Can Be Yours!

The Huffington Post | Erin Ruberry | Posted 06.20.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- It's a common adage in the D.C. area that any building more than 200 years old can claim, "George Washington slept here." In the...

Want This Stunning Home? You'll Have To Move It Yourself

The Huffington Post | Brie Dyas | Posted 06.11.2013 | HuffPost Home

And we thought moving boxes was a hard thing.

Amazing $1.5 Million House Goes On Market For First Time In 268 Years

Richmond Times-Dispatch | Carol Hazard | Posted 08.07.2013 | DC

An unusual 18th-century plantation house in Windsor Farms has come on the market for the first time in its history. The 4,587-square-foot house -- "T...

For Sale: 18th Century Plantation Designed By Thomas Jefferson

The Huffington Post | Erin Ruberry | Posted 05.03.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Homes designed by Thomas Jefferson don't come onto the market very often, so if you're looking for a country retreat along the banks of ...

PHOTOS: Mansion's Exterior Is Completely Deceiving

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 04.30.2013 | HuffPost Home

See why we're calling this another "Grey Gardens."

See Historic Maryland This Spring

The Huffington Post | Erin Ruberry | Posted 04.19.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Have you ever wanted to pretend you lived in on large estate during the colonial period? Have you dreamed of a life on the water, workin...

PHOTOS: Jack Nicholson Sells His Historic Aspen Home

AP | Posted 05.22.2013 | Denver

ASPEN, Colo. -- More than three decades after actor Jack Nicholson and a friend bought a historic Victorian home in a Colorado ski town, reportedly so...

Did JFK Stay In This Tiny Home?

Michelle Manetti | The Huffington Post | Posted 05.31.2013 | HuffPost Home

The evidence might be on a wall.

PHOTOS: This Yellowstone Cabin Is The Cutest Tiny Home Ever

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 02.15.2013 | HuffPost Home

And it just hit the market.

WATCH: Would You Stay At A Historic Vacation Rental?

Kari Haugeto | Posted 10.18.2012 | Travel
Kari Haugeto

If you try to stay away from chain hotels and fast-food restaurants when you travel, a stay in a historic rental is just what you'll want. It may be more than you want. Simply put, it doesn't get any more authentic than a historic vacation rental.

The World's Best Historic Homes

Posted 06.21.2012 | Travel

We've all visited a historic home, whether it was on an elementary school field trip or with droves of other tourists on vacations. Certainly ther...

PHOTOS: 10 Illustrious British Royal Homes

Historvius | Posted 08.02.2012 | Travel
Historvius

Timeless glamor, fascinating tales and a touch of intrigue, the British royal residences reflect everything that draws us to the royals themselves. To...

PHOTOS: Jack Nicholson's Historic Aspen Home For Sale

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 04.17.2012 | Denver

Dozens of celebrities have called Aspen, Colorado home over the years, but one celebrity is saying goodbye to the beautiful mountain town. Accordi...