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Travel the roads of the picturesque Oley Valley to see welcoming stone homes and barns.

Travel the roads of the picturesque Oley Valley to see welcoming stone homes and barns.

The Paine house was built around 1691 by Samuel Bennett. Samuel ran a saw mill at this site & it is believed that the house began as a one room shelter. The mode for travel at that time was the Pawtuxet River. The property was passed to his son Samuel & in 1741 the first town meeting & election took place here. In 1742 the property was sold to Francis Brayton who added to the house & was granted a license to sell spiritous liquors & the house became a house of entertainment, an inn or a…

The Paine house was built around 1691 by Samuel Bennett. Samuel ran a saw mill at this site & it is believed that the house began as a one room shelter. The mode for travel at that time was the Pawtuxet River. The property was passed to his son Samuel & in 1741 the first town meeting & election took place here. In 1742 the property was sold to Francis Brayton who added to the house & was granted a license to sell spiritous liquors & the house became a house of entertainment, an inn or a…

The John Whipple House house in Ipswich, Massachusetts - Construction of the three story wood frame First Period house was begun by Captain John Whipple in 1677 at the corner of Saltonstall & Market Streets. This initial construction consisted of a half-house timber frame with a chimney on the right side. Sometime in the next decade, his son Major John Whipple added a second half-house timber frame to the right side, creating a six-room rectangle with a cluster of 3 chimneys at the center

The John Whipple House house in Ipswich, Massachusetts - Construction of the three story wood frame First Period house was begun by Captain John Whipple in 1677 at the corner of Saltonstall & Market Streets. This initial construction consisted of a half-house timber frame with a chimney on the right side. Sometime in the next decade, his son Major John Whipple added a second half-house timber frame to the right side, creating a six-room rectangle with a cluster of 3 chimneys at the center

Stanley-Whitman House, in Farmington, Connecticut, is the oldest 18th-century structure in modern day Farmington. A centrally located chimney made of field & sand stone divides the house into two symmetrical halves. The original c.1720 house had four rooms & a third-storey attic space. Whitman added a lean-to onto the building in the mid-18th century, he expanded his family's living space & extended the roof line to create the classic saltbox silhouette for which Stanley-Whitman House is…

Stanley-Whitman House, in Farmington, Connecticut, is the oldest 18th-century structure in modern day Farmington. A centrally located chimney made of field & sand stone divides the house into two symmetrical halves. The original c.1720 house had four rooms & a third-storey attic space. Whitman added a lean-to onto the building in the mid-18th century, he expanded his family's living space & extended the roof line to create the classic saltbox silhouette for which Stanley-Whitman House is…

House & Garden. Blue beach cottage. Interior Designer: Lynn Morgan.

10 Fresh & Lovely Interiors by Lynn Morgan

Kenmore Plantation - The house was completed in 1776 for Fielding & Betty Washington Lewis, the sister of George Washington. He was a planter & successful merchant in town. Their plantation grew tobacco, wheat, & corn by the labor of slaves. More than 80 slaves worked on the 1300-acre plantation, including a number of domestic slaves. The mansion's rear frontage was oriented to the Rapahannock River for easy transportation access.

Kenmore Plantation - The house was completed in 1776 for Fielding & Betty Washington Lewis, the sister of George Washington. He was a planter & successful merchant in town. Their plantation grew tobacco, wheat, & corn by the labor of slaves. More than 80 slaves worked on the 1300-acre plantation, including a number of domestic slaves. The mansion's rear frontage was oriented to the Rapahannock River for easy transportation access.

The Gen. Gideon Foster House is a historic house in Peabody, Massachusetts. The two story Federal style wood frame house was built in the early 1800s at a location on Main Street. The house was bought in 1815 by Gideon Foster, a local veteran of the American Revolutionary War and the War of 1812. The house was later owned by Eben Sutton, a local textile manufacturer, who sold the house so that it could be moved to make way for a larger house on the same lot.

The Gen. Gideon Foster House is a historic house in Peabody, Massachusetts. The two story Federal style wood frame house was built in the early 1800s at a location on Main Street. The house was bought in 1815 by Gideon Foster, a local veteran of the American Revolutionary War and the War of 1812. The house was later owned by Eben Sutton, a local textile manufacturer, who sold the house so that it could be moved to make way for a larger house on the same lot.