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Back of the Big House: The Cultural Landscape of the Plantation
- On-line version of an exhibition on slave life by George Washington University Professor John Michael Vlach. Photographs and descriptions of slave cabins.
Death of a Dream
- Explores the rise and fall of Midwestern farmhouses, and the literature they inspired. Also examines the cost of advances in agriculture. From PBS.
Dutch Barn Preservation Society
- A not-for-profit educational organization for the study and preservation of New World Dutch barns. Prints a newsletter twice a year with the latest findings on Dutch barns.
Hancock Shaker Village
- An outdoor history museum of Shaker life in western Massachusetts. Twenty original buildings and historic working farm are used to interpret the life of America's most successful communitarian society.
Henry Whitfield State Museum
- Begun in 1639, The Henry Whitfield House, in Guilford, Connecticut, is the oldest remaining house in Connecticut.
Historic Architecture of Blacksburg, Virginia
- On-line version of a slide show by Gibson Worsham. A text version is available for downloading. Hosted by Special Collections of the University Libraries, Virginia Tech.
Historic Fort Klock Restoration
- A restored fortified homestead in the Mohawk Valley and site of a moved, restored Dutch barn.
Huguenot Street Historic District, New Paltz, NY
- A virtual visit to the oldest continuously inhabited street in America with its original houses, from Hudson Valley Network.
Jualpa Mine Camp Rehabilitation Project -- Historic Structures Report
- Structural analysis and rehabilitation of buildings in the Gold Creek area, Alaska, that grew out of a gold rush in the 1880s. Hosted by Juneau Public Library.
Vernacular Architecture in Rural and Small Town Missouri: An Introduction
- Abstract of a book by Howard Wight Marshall, Professor of Art History and Archaeology, University of Missouri-Columbia. Information for ordering.
The Vernacular Architecture of Hamilton, New York
- An illustrated description by Colgate College Professor of Art and Art History, Eric Van Schaack.
Vernacular House Forms in 17th-Century Plymouth Colony
- An analysis of evidence from room-by-room probate inventories 1633-1685.
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