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One of the historic homes in New Orleans, The Presbytère is pictured here on a blue-sky day.

The Presbytère

The Presbytère, also known as The Presbytère houses, were originally funded by a Spanish philanthropist to resemble Louisiana’s Cabildo in 1791. The Cabildo was a Spanish Colonial building used by

This is an image of the Wyckoff House in New York City on a sunny day, one of the oldest historical houses in New York.

Wyckoff House, 1652

This structure is known to be the oldest house in New York City – nearly 400 years old. That is ancient for the United States, considering our short history compared

Another historic American home, Edgar Allan Poe's Cottage in the Bronx in New York City is a notable home in the history of the United States.

Edgar Allan Poe Cottage

At the end of his life, Edgar Allan Poe resided in this small cottage in the Bronx. His wife, Virginia, suffered from Tuberculosis and the pair thought that a new

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Dumbarton oaks, one of Washington DC's best places to visit with amazing gardens and art exhibitions, is pictured here with one of its red-brick buildings on a sunny, snowy day in winter.

Dumbarton Oaks, Georgetown

In 1702, what is now Dumbarton Oaks was known as a piece of land called the Rock of Dumbarton, owned by a colonel. Acquired 100 years later by a new owner, a house was built, the surviving parts of which...

One of the historic homes in New Orleans, The Presbytère is pictured here on a blue-sky day.

The Presbytère

The Presbytère, also known as The Presbytère houses, were originally funded by a Spanish philanthropist to resemble Louisiana’s Cabildo in 1791. The Cabildo was a Spanish Colonial building used by the local government and remains Louisiana’s most important historical building....

This is an image of the Wyckoff House in New York City on a sunny day, one of the oldest historical houses in New York.

Wyckoff House, 1652

This structure is known to be the oldest house in New York City – nearly 400 years old. That is ancient for the United States, considering our short history compared to the rest of the world. Originally built by European...

Another historic American home, Edgar Allan Poe's Cottage in the Bronx in New York City is a notable home in the history of the United States.

Edgar Allan Poe Cottage

At the end of his life, Edgar Allan Poe resided in this small cottage in the Bronx. His wife, Virginia, suffered from Tuberculosis and the pair thought that a new lifestyle, away from the polluted streets of downtown NYC, would...

Black and white image of Frank Lloyd Wright's historic house in Oak Park, Illinois.

Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio

Well-known architect Frank Lloyd Wright’s historic house and design studio was first built in 1889. He was just 22 years old and needed a $5,000 loan from his employer. Wow, those were the days! He and his family lived there...

A view of the historic home the Woodrow Wilson House in Washington, DC on a sunny day.

Woodrow Wilson House on S Street

This mansion joined the Wilson family as a gift to Woodrow’s wife, Edith, after he completed his presidency. Wilson purchased the home without having ever set foot inside it or seeing it in person. When the couple did finally move...

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