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The Care and Feeding of Newport Cottages in 1883

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In 1883, Newport Cottages were yet to reach their grand peak. But the summer set at the Rhode Island resort was well established. They presented tremendous business opportunities for many merchants. In addition to the long-established shops and merchants, the ...

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Six Colonial Homes by Wallace Nutting

Wallace Nutting was a dyspeptic minister so overwhelmed by urban life and modern values that he led countless Americans into a nostalgic vision of the colonial age. He was the Martha Stewart of the Colonial Revival, influencing the décor of ...

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How To Be A Good Puritan Mother

A good Puritan mother loved and cherished her children, but many died young and she was supposed to be stoic about it. A good Puritan mother was kind but stern in rearing good Christian children, but she was silent and ...

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