In colonial America, everyone used—and many wove—baskets for gathering and storing food. We offer a primer on splints and styles used in the Northeast.
Drawn by family lore and history, a Virginia man bought his ancestors’ estate and created a period showplace for fi ne English and American antiques.
Early American Life invites you to the Lancaster Historic Home Show to meet restoration experts and traditional artisans who can help you make the best of
your historic home.
Owners of homes with a long single-family history can gain tips for interpreting various periods from the restoration of Poplar Hill in Salisbury, Maryland.
To colonial cooks spring meant the return of vitamin C-packed greens, which they harvested from the garden and forest. We offer a taste of the season as our
ancestors knew it.
Adhering to their English traditions, the early colonists shunned bathing, leaving them to devise other ways to deal with their odoriferous condition.
Itinerant muralists of varying skills brought color and beauty to the walls of 19th-Century homes. Likewise, today’s artists bring their artistic visions to life on canvases of plaster.
Sampler collectors uncovered the history of a Massachusetts family that counts Salem witch persecutors and Revolutionary heroes among its members.
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