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Valley of the Dollhouses

A NICE LITTLE BONUS of my visit to Saratoga Springs, N.Y., the week before last, was this collection of vintage dollhouses at the Adelphi Hotel. The top floor of the historic Victorian inn is home to some impressive examples of … Continue reading

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Heirloom Bulbs for Old Houses

THERE WERE GARDENERS here before us — way before us — and they cultivated a much wider assortment of plants than we can find today in most of our nurseries and garden catalogues. In 1886, the D.M.Ferry company offered 135 … Continue reading

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