Architectural Tidbits

Asknish: A Small Cottage with a Big History

“Here lived Miss Agnes and Lucia Campbell, two very sweet and indigent Southern gentlewomen…” By Dale Wayne Slusser In 1889, northern millionaire George Washington Vanderbilt, began construction of his 250-room mansion, “Biltmore” on a hill above the southern bank of...

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How Old is My House?: James M. Blair House – A Case Study

By Dale Wayne Slusser How Old is My House?: James M. Blair House- A Case Study “How Old is My House?” is the prominent thing that historic house owners want to know about their house.  Implicit in this question is also the question, “Who Built My House?”, meaning who...

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