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It all started with a house…

In this specific case, the house located at 337 Chestnut Avenue. This American Folk Victorian is nestled into the base of a hill surrounded by mature trees and next to local landmarks such as…

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Why not nominate your home for Notable Properties designation?

Worried about restrictions? Think your home isn’t grand enough? Fearful of extra taxes? Shrinking from publicity? Fear not.

If these are reasons you are avoiding or someone you know is putting off nominating a property to the Columbia’s Notable Properties list, that’s balderdash. 264 more words

Dianna Borsi O'Brien

Seaside Bungalows and Forest Retreats

I think everyone can agree that if you are looking for a place to relax, heading to the mountains or the ocean is a good idea.   344 more words

Aimee Victorian Armoire

Reincarnation, historic homes and a free festival

Did you ever notice that anyone who talks about a past life was always a princess or a pharaoh? Yeah, me too.

But I’m firmly convinced that if I did have a past life it was lived as a common laborer or simple farm wife. 349 more words

Dianna Borsi O'Brien

Dinosaurs at Knebworth

While in England, I went with my Mum, my sister Lauren and my nephew Sonny to the grounds of Knebworth House, in Hertfordshire. I had never been before. 484 more words


What were our Founding Fathers' Homes Like?

Two hundred and forty years ago, the Declaration of Independence was passed by congress, which formally declared thirteen colonies independent and sovereign from their British rule. 723 more words

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The Geffrye Gardens

It’s been quite a while since my last post but never fear, I am back and ready to blog! A few weeks ago, I came across an article on… 444 more words