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tour of Canada's historic Maus Park

Canadian Stone Mansion

Tour Maus Park, a mid-19th century mansion and home to an antiques dealer A rustic kitchen led me to Maus Park, a mid-19th century historic home near Toronto.  One of my favorite kitchens here on Atticmag, when I originally posted it we all swooned over the combination of luxury, natural stone and the European approach […]

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historic winchester house

Winchester Mystery House

Tour the historic California landmark of Sarah Winchester The Winchester House may be more odd than mysterious.  Ghosts, spirits and haunted mansions are what mysteries are made of, and the Winchester house is all that and more — much more.  If legend is accurate, the house is a testament to one woman’s heart-wrenching grief and […]

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home of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt in Hyde Park NY

Pres. F.D.Roosevelt’s Home

Tour the home and grounds of a great American president One of the pleasures of living in the Hudson Valley is the sense of history preserved by numerous historic houses. One favorite is Springwood, the vast farm and birthplace of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, in Hyde Park, N.Y. The house was built by the President’s […]

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Olana

Tour an exotic historic Hudson River stone house. Olana is the Eastern-style mansion constructed by artist Frederic Edwin Church from 1872 to 1891 on a hilltop overlooking the Hudson River, near Hudson New York. Church was a leading painter of the Hudson River School, the first art movement devoted American landscape paintings. Church and his […]

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Palladio's Villa Capra, La Rotunda

10 Great Historic Homes

Take our tour of architectural treasure houses and see what makes them great 1. Gamble House – Pasadena, California The iconic American teak and mahogany, 8200-square foot, Arts & Crafts home was designed by Charles and Henry Greene in 1907 for David Berry Gamble, heir to the Proctor & Gamble fortune. It is the only […]

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