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Historic Homes: What's the Value?

It’s no secret that Ann Arbor is full of culture and character. Celebrating diversity and preserving legacy is sort of our thing! That’s why when something like spending an… 147 more words

Around Town

Beyond the Walls: New Perspectives on the Archaeology of Historical Households

“Thought-provoking and engaging, Beyond the Walls provides new and relevant theoretical perspectives and specific case studies for archaeologists conducting research related to household archaeology. Essential for both students and professionals.”—Mark D. 268 more words


Why historic homes matter

Why should we save historic homes? Why do I care about historic homes? Because those walls of wood or brick encapsulate the stories of the people who lived in them, stories which could become lost without those nail and mortar reminders. 441 more words

Dianna Borsi O'Brien

Ghosts of Halloween Past…and of a Furry Kind

Each Halloween season, as I take out the black cat and witch decorations, I’m instantly transported back to a more simple time; back to the late ‘60s and early ‘70s, back to the house on Whitcomb Street in… 543 more words

Black Cats

Waterhouse Residence Museum

Waterhouse Residence Museum located at 820 Lake Lily Drive in Maitland. Five generations of the Waterhouse family lived on the 1 1/2 acre site until 1989 when they sold the house to the City of Maitland. 225 more words


The Mote-Morris House

The Mote-Morris House in Leesburg, late Victorian Revival Architecture listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Edward Mote built the house in the early 1890s. 207 more words


The Dining Room: Upping my game

We had our first dinner party a few days ago. Small but exceedingly lively. It lasted eight hours, which I suppose means it went well. It was all very casual because the dining room is far from done. 283 more words