No intact Shaker pottery was known until an archaeological dig in Ohio turned up thousands of sherds that proved at least one community turned clay as well as wood.
Educator, curator, and above all historian, this homeowner filled his 1819 Maine Cape with paintings and relics of the sea that drew him north decades ago.
Raised on a farm, Roy Zartman aspired to the same life when he retired. He and his wife, Ginny, found just the place—a 1760s Pennsylvania farm with lots of local ties.
Newport’s Prescott Farm blossoms with heirloom herbs, flowers, and vegetables, recalling a time when gardens sustained life, health, and household.
Colonial Williamsburg’s gardener shares history, folklore, and planting tips for many of our ancestors’ favorite foods. We look at one popular variety—purple broccoli.
In the 18th Century Ashley Bowen sailed as a fisherman, whaleman, and midshipman in the British Navy. His diary entries and drawings offer a rare peek at a common life.
Outdoor quarters could be a hole in the ground or a tent with walls and even a fireplace. If you want to camp or soldier colonial style, here’s what you need to know.
In German-speaking countries, the bride-to-be often received a gift box to hold small treasures. Several of today’s heritage artisans enjoy creating these colorful keepsakes.
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