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3 edition of Old Houses on Nantucket found in the catalog.

Old Houses on Nantucket

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Published by Architectural Book Publishing Company .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Houses, apartments, flats, etc,
  • Residential Buildings Architecture,
  • Architecture,
  • Photo Essays,
  • USA,
  • Domestic,
  • Residential,
  • U.S. Architecture - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages254
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9787869M
    ISBN 100803853998
    ISBN 109780803853997


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Old Houses on Nantucket by Kenneth Duprey Download PDF EPUB FB2

For professionals and amateurs alike, who are interested in restoration of old homes, particularly their own, the book offers a wealth of authentic information and tasteful adaptations to modern life. It is a photographic tour of Nantucket architecture and a lesson in interior decoration.5/5(2).

Ranging from the early houses of through the handsome mansions of the Greek Revival period, this chronological tour offers a wealth of information on tasteful adaptations or restorations of old houses.

photos5/5(1). Old Houses On Nantucket Hardcover – June 9, by Kenneth Duprey (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all 10 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ $ Paperback "Please retry" 5/5(1).

Old Houses on Nantucket Old Houses on Nantucket by Kenneth Duprey Published June by Architectural Book Publishing Company. Book Overview Ranging from the early houses of through the handsome mansions of the Greek Revival period, this chronological tour offers over black-and-white photographs plus a wealth of information on tasteful adaptations or restorations of old houses.

What a wonderful book. Nantucket is one of my favorite places. I love it's historical essence and the mystique of the homes and landscapes that leave one feeling Nantucket is indeed enchanted.

Taylor Lewis and Virginia Heard's Old Houses on Nantucket book is so beautiful, I am now on a path to find more books they have authored and photographed/5(19). In this handsomely illustrated book, longtime Nantucket residents Leslie Linsley and Terry Pommett give you an insider’s look at the on-island lifestyle: the restored historic homes of Nantucket town and ’Sconset village, the appealingly humble beachfront cottages that dot the island’s shoreline, and the beautifully tended gardens /5(28).

The Nantucket Old Houses on Nantucket book The This Old House crew transformed a small Victorian cottage into a summer home with year-round capabilities.

By Bruce IrvingAuthor: Bruce Irving. The Oldest House on Sunset Hill, also known as the Jethro Coffin House, was built in and is believed to be the oldest residence on Nantucket still on its original site. The island’s English population at the time totaled several hundred, and the native Wampanoag outnumbered them by.

Historic photos, artifacts, manuscripts, ship logs, and more. Grab a friend and get out of the house this winter. Classes are designed for all skill levels. Celebrate the diversity of the island through literature at this community program.

Cyrus Plumer, Jacob Ricke, and Charles Henry Stanley, three of five American men who lead a mutiny on the. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Duprey, Kenneth. Old houses on Nantucket. New York, Architectural Book Pub.

[] (OCoLC) The Roberts Collection offers tailor-made boutique lodging with a menu of room options, styles and prices. The first historic manor, built insits across a communal open-air courtyard from the newest of four houses, built in All conveniently positioned in the heart of historic Downtown Nantucket/5.

Lots of pictures of the interiors and exteriors of old Nantucket houses, with good descriptions. Similar books are available with more recent, color pictures, but it's interesting to see historical architecture through the lens of a slightly earlier period.

Lot's of "backstairs" pictures that reveal interesting details of the houses, as opposed 5/5. The Hadwen House is a Greek Revival mansion built in by whaling merchant and silver retailer William Hadwen at the peak of Nantucket’s prosperity as the whaling capital of the world.

The home is one of the most elaborate examples of Greek revival architecture on the island and the only publicly accessible mansion of its age in the area. COVID Resources.

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; Jethro Coffin House, Nantucket – oldest house in Nantucket on its original foundation; built c. ; See also. Historic New England; The Trustees of Reservations; List of National Historic Landmarks in Massachusetts. Find out what homes are worth in Nantucket, MA. Prepare for your home search with recent sales, real estate comps, photos, and more.

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Find 1, self catering properties in Nantucket, MA with unbiased Tripadvisor reviews. Inwith the decline in the number of Friends on Nantucket, the school was converted into a meeting house and the large South Meeting House next door was sold and removed.

The existing meeting house was purchased from the Friends in by the Nantucket Historical Association and served as its first museum. This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Nantucket County, Massachusetts. This is intended to be a complete list of the properties and districts on the National Register of Historic Places in Nantucket County, Massachusetts, United de and longitude coordinates are provided for many National Register properties and districts; these locations may be.

In this handsomely illustrated book, longtime Nantucket residents Leslie Linsley and Terry Pommett give you an insider’s look at the on-island lifestyle: the restored historic homes of Nantucket town and ’Sconset village, the appealingly humble beachfront cottages that dot the island’s shoreline, and the beautifully tended gardens Brand: ABRAMS.

The Monaghan sisters were part of what is now referred to as the Nantucket Art Colony, which thrived on Nantucket in the s, 30s, and 40s. Originally built around as a livestock barn, the sisters discovered Greater Light in when they followed a herd of cattle up Main Street.

Leave the car and take the shuttle or bike around. Seaside cottages, old whaling captains' mansions and historic harbors contain quaint inns, boutique stores, chowder shacks and upscale dining delights. Swim, surf or load up the tackle for Nantucket's excellent striper, bluefish and bonito fishing.

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Liam Tates home was on Nantucket. However when his parents were killed in an accident, as a child, he was sent to live with his uncle, Coop. Liam has lost so much, living a 4/5.

It is believed that the area of Cape Cod, Nantucket, and Martha’s Vineyard is home to a multitude of ghosts who haunt various homes throughout the area. So, light the fire, get a hot drink, curl up in a comfortable chair, and read on for some chilling tales of haunted houses and moving ghost stories from Cape Cod and the Islands.

The Oldest House on Sunset Hill, also known as the Jethro Coffin House, was built in and is believed to be the oldest residence on Nantucket still on its original island's English population at the time totaled several hundred, and the native Wampanoag outnumbered them by at least three to one.

Built as a wedding gift for Jethro Coffin (–) and Mary Gardner (– Location: Sunset Hill Road, Nantucket, Massachusetts. Old Nantucket House The walls of the entry hall are decorated with a hand painted Chinese wallpaper by DeGornay. The paper alludes to Nantucket's role in century maritime trading, a period when Chinese objects designed for export were of great popularity.

I would love this s, it's hand painted chinoiserie | Habitually Chic23 pins. The Mitchell House () is the birthplace of Maria Mitchell, America’s first woman astronomer.

Tour the house with Mitchell House staff and learn about the life of Maria Mitchell, her remarkable family, and Quaker Nantucket in the 19th century. The house contains many artifacts from the Mitchell's life, such as her Dolland telescope. The National Register of Historic Places requires that each entity on its list be at least 50 years old.

Despite not having that official significance, it remains one of Nantucket's must-see places. The grounds can be accessed by foot (if you're feeling up for a seven-mile walk in the sand), or by four-wheel-drive vehicle bearing a beach permit.

The Nantucket Historic District is a National Historic Landmark District that encompasses the entire island of Nantucket, original Decem listing on the National Register of Historic Places included only the historic downtown core and the village of Siasconset, but was expanded in to include the entire island, as well as the islands of Tuckernuck and on: all of Nantucket Island, Nantucket, Massachusetts.

This historic Nantucket hotel is located just a minute walk from Brant Point Beach and Lighthouse. The Nantucket Whaling Museum is a 2-minute walk away. Decorated in antique furnishings and soft classic colors, the rooms at the Jared Coffin House all include a 9/10(88).

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A writer and historian, Mary has long been fascinated by Nantucket’s built environment. She enjoys uncovering the stories of the people who built and lived in the island’s historic homes, and believes Nantucket’s historic structures are our most direct link to the past.

Death on Nantucket by Francine Mathews is the 5th book of the Merry Folger mystery series set on contemporary Nantucket Island. The July 4th weekend is coming up, and the Nantucket police have summoned reinforcements from the mainland for the expected onslaught of young tourists on the beaches who will break laws and need medical care after /5.

The gutting of old houses on Nantucket begins with the current generation’s need for central air-conditioning. To put in the ducting required, and the plumbing for en-suite bathrooms, you’ve got to take out the old horsehair walls.

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