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The John Hale House in Beverly, Mass. #salemwitchtrials

Reverend John Hale of Beverly

Col. James Barrett Farm, Concord, Massachusetts was once the home of leader of the local militia, Colonel James Barrett.  His farm was the storage site of all of the town of Concord's gunpowder, weapons, and two pair of prized bronze cannons.  On the morning of April 19, 1775, British soldiers raided the Barrett farm.  They did not find the hidden arsenal.  (Many of the arms were buried in the furrows of the fields.)  The Barrett farm is one of the sites in Minuteman National Historical…

Col. James Barrett Farm, Concord, Massachusetts was once the home of leader of the local militia, Colonel James Barrett. His farm was the storage site of all of the town of Concord's gunpowder, weapons, and two pair of prized bronze cannons. On the morning of April 19, 1775, British soldiers raided the Barrett farm. They did not find the hidden arsenal. (Many of the arms were buried in the furrows of the fields.) The Barrett farm is one of the sites in Minuteman National Historical…

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Hunter House and the Point: A Community of Consumers and Craftsmen in Eighteenth-Century Newport, Rhode Island. Colonial Georgian with gambrel roof.

Stephen Hopkins House, Providence #VisitRhodeIsland  Home of Colonial governor and signer of the Declaration of Independence

Stephen Hopkins House, Providence Home of Colonial governor and signer of the Declaration of Independence

Jeremiah Lee Mansion, Marblehead, MA

Jeremiah Lee Mansion, Marblehead, MA Probably smaller than this, but in wood rather than stone

An accurate representation of the Mead hall in Herot owned by Hrothgar. The popular "bar" at the time that Grendal hated.

This is a representation of an Anglo-Saxon mead hall, much like Hrothgar's in Beowulf. These halls were gathering places to for the Anglo-Saxons to gather, tell stories, and drink.

Hunter House in Newport, Rhode Island, was begun in 1748 for Colonial Deputy Governor Jonathan Nichols, Jr. The architecture is Georgian Colonial. This large 2½-story house has a balustraded gambrel roof. In 1756, the property was sold to Col. Joseph Wanton, Jr., who was a deputy governor of the colony & a merchant. Wanton enlarged the house by adding a south wing & a second chimney, transforming the building into a formal Georgian mansion with a large central hall.

Hunter House is a historic house in Newport, Rhode Island. It is located at 54 Washington Street in the Easton's Point neighborhood, near the northern end of the Newport Historic District.

1600s - 1740: New England Colonial    Home Style of Early British Settlers.       British who settled in the New England colonies built rustic, square homes with details drawn from medieval Europe.

House Style Guide to the American Home

Stanley-Whitman House in Farmington, Connecticut, circa 1720 - Photo by Staib / Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.glossary of house styles

Monticello is the only historic house in the U.S. on the United Nations' World Heritage List.

Monticello ~ Charlottesville ~ Virginia ~ President Thomas Jefferson's Home ~ Monticello is the only historic house in the United States on the United Nations' World Heritage List.

George Washington's Revolutionary War headquarters at Valley Forge in Pennsylvania. Valley Forge, Pennsylvania was the site of the camp where the American Continental Army wintered from 1777–1778 during the American Revolutionary War.

George Washington's Revolutionary War headquarters at Valley Forge in Pennsylvania. Valley Forge, Pennsylvania was the site of the camp where the American Continental Army wintered from during the American Revolutionary War.

Balch House (late 17th century), Beverly, Massachusetts. Home built by one of the old planters who had come to Salem from Gloucester Eng. in 1626, but were forced to move to Beverly after John Endicott arrived at Salem in 1628.

Rose Chalmers' house looked like this. Home built by one of the old planters who had come to Salem from Gloucester Eng. in but were forced to move to Beverly after John Endicott arrived at Salem in

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