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Lent in Venice, or discovering the private home of a Doge in Venice

Lent is what I call a wonderful “window of time” in Venice. You can see how the first signs of spring are sprouting as pale green leave buds appear on the trees. 649 more words

My Venetian Diary

Eldora State House

The Eldora State House a historic home listed on the National Register of Historic Places is located in the Canaveral National Seashore. Between 1877 and 1900, Eldora originally called Fairview had a population of 100 people. 138 more words


Chief John Ross home

Built in 1797.First home of the leader of the Cherokee nation. During the Civil war was the headquarters of the Union army. Has a very large natural spring and cave on the property.Located right past the Tennessee state line in Georgia.

Historical Sites

Davy Crocket birthplace

Located very near by in Greene County. Located on the Nolichucky river and birthplace of the acclaimed frontiersman, politician, and soldier. A must see for any Tennessee Vols fan. 23 more words

Historical Homes

North Slope Historic District Neo-Colonial

This home was designed and built by the Cornell Brothers in 1895 for William Gardener.  Mr Gardner was a business partner to William Ferguson and they owned and operated a plumbing and steam supply company.   69 more words

Tacoma's Historical Homes And Buildings

North Slope Historic District Home

This Stick-Style home was built in 1889 for John and Virginia Mason, (Nope,  she is not the “Virginia” of Virginia Mason Hospital, I checked.) John Mason was from Illinois and had enlisted with the Chicago Mercantile Battery of artillery at the start of the Civil War and served at Vicksburg under General Sherman.   82 more words

Tacoma's Historical Homes And Buildings

We have a Master bedroom!

So one of my main goals for our first weekend was to try and have at least our bedroom in functional order.  I knew the rest of the house would probably be in a disastrous state for quite some time and that my OCD would have a hard time handling the chaos.   183 more words