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Common Fire Safety Device in Old Homes a Health Hazard

Fire Grenades (or Fire Bombs) were popular from 1870-1940, but can actually be deadly during a fire.

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Design Ideas

Rehabilitating Interiors in Historic Buildings

Identifying interior elements; how to rehabilitate historic interiors; protecting interiors during work.

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In the Garden

Cold Frame, Hot Bed Construction And Use

Get a head start on the spring garden!

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Featured Stories

Home Again

"Growing up at Pleasant Plains was like living in a Tom Sawyer novel," recalls Philip Dodds of his childhood on an Annapolis, Maryland, farm.

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Making Historic Properties Accessible

Access to historic properties open to the public is now a civil right. Here's how to do it right.

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