August 2014 Blog Posts (2)

Why Document and share? 2001 Restoration of a Colonial Home

   The purpose of this publication is to share knowledge and information. An insight of Americana, the people, who have come before us, and how their lives were lived. Our homes are more than mere shelter; where and how we live reflects who we are. Homes, much like our personal lives, change and evolve. Buildings accommodate those who dwell within their walls, character and sense of purpose are shared between…

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Added by Lois Groshong on August 15, 2014 at 10:56am — No Comments

Restoration of a Coloinal Home

  The John Maddox Denn House is a splendid example of the English homes of the Cromwell Period. The east wall is coverd with a diamond diaper of only three diamonds wide but covering twenty-three courses from point to point. The largest such figure of any known American or English house. The date of 1725 begins sevreral courses below the eaves level. The four -course brickwork in this wall is the first time…

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Added by Lois Groshong on August 5, 2014 at 12:15pm — No Comments

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