antiques, Cottages, Educational, Historical buildings, Mansions, Newport,RI

The Elms

Remember when I asked you to guess which Newport mansion I planned on visiting this summer based on My favorite historical show? It was Downtown Abby!! My newfound tv show binge led me to tour The Elms of Newport and take the backstage Servant Life Tour. Come along with me as I take you on… Continue reading The Elms

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Old Sturbridge Village

      Old Sturbridge Village   An 1830s New England Living History Museum This small village was created in the 30's by a family of antique collectors. Some of the buildings on this property date back to the 1700's. Over the years they were deconstructed and brought here to Sturbridge MA to be preserved for other… Continue reading Old Sturbridge Village

antiques, Cottages, Educational, Gilded Age, Historical buildings, Mansions, Newport,RI

Rosecliff

Last year I took you through a tour of The Breakers of Newport, Rhode Island. Down the streets of Bellevue Ave you will find mansion after mansion (or summer cottage, whichever you'd prefer). The streets are so nice to walk along. Large shade trees in every yard, ivy and rosebushes are climbing the stone walls. Iron gates made you feel like… Continue reading Rosecliff