Here is part II
The next home was also built in 1864 and use to be owned by the
town Dr. Who by the way is in his 90's but attended almost all of
our commemoration ceremonies!
Here is what the house looked like in the 1880's with a porch
and carriage way
a grand piano in the living room
the Dr. office
original shutter that were found in the attic many years ago
a large eat in kitchen, highlighted by exposed brick
back door entry
Dining area with back staircase
OH NO! The family that lives there now is from Mississippi
And the homeowners parents dressed for the occasion, The Dad was a confederate General.
He was looking for Copperheads too!
Ok one more house!
This is next door
built in 1870
Highlighted by a solarium and beautiful Antiques
a little gold fish pond in the solarium
I could live in this room!
it over looks a pond and beautiful yard
The chandeliers were gorgeous
living room crystal
And he had a copy of the Chicago paper in 1864
that reported the riot!
A Democratic paper, supportive of the Copperheads
this was his Grandmother's Palm Beach house
look at the lime chandelier!
pictures of his ancestors
But I loved the kitchen!
Still one more house to show you in the next post!
Ann- Those are GREAT old houses...each one has something special in it. I love history and the old houses--what stories they could tell!
That second house? I love the shadow picture of the person walking outside the house- xo Diana
Oh I love seeing these beautiful homes and having a tour of inside. So interesting.
Ann, Those homes are beautiful. I love that Hoosier cabinet. Wow. Hope you enjoyed all the fun things. xoxo,Susie
How fun it is to get a peek inside of these old historic homes. They are beautiful.
Thank you for sharing with us! I especially love the kitchens!
Thanks for taking us on the tour with you. Fabulous homes, how amazing to be able to see in person, lucky you.
Glad all your events were so successful!
Beautiful houses! Thanks for sharing.
Hi Ann! Oh, look at these houses! I've so loved my tour. That second kitchen is gorgeous! What a grand time you've had!
Be a sweetie,
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