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1720s Connecticut Colonial 160K

THIS IS THE GENUINE ARTICLE for old-house fanatics — a true Colonial from the 1720s, when Connecticut was an actual colony. It looks to my eye like Dutch-style architecture, with that gambrel roof shape. It’s on six-tenths of an acre … Continue reading

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Must-Go List: Weeksville and Onderdonk

THIS WEEK’S E-MAIL NEWSLETTER FROM Brooklyn Based reminded me that there are still some nearby historic houses in my “I keep meaning to get there” category. I’ve seen the Lefferts homestead in Prospect Park (not its original location), the 1652 … Continue reading

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