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A ca. 1913 Gem in Mobile, Alabama

by Meghan White.   Ah, that sweet, old fashioned charm of yesteryear. No where is it more apparent than in the beautiful old homes found throughout the American South. Join Meghan as she shares her favorite Southern real estate finds.   Nestled in the Southern town of Mobile, Alabama, on a charmingly historic street in the Oakleigh Historical District, this early 1900s bungalow is a lovely showcase of turn-of-the-century quality construction. With its deep red painted siding, this house is surely to be the most noticeable on the

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The Beautiful, ca. 1832 Twitchell-Gallaway House

by Meghan White.   Ah, that sweet, old fashioned charm of yesteryear. No where is it more apparent than in the beautiful old homes found throughout the American South. Join Meghan as she shares her favorite Southern real estate finds.   Known as the Twitchell-Gallaway house, this brick Federal built as a wedding present by the bride’s father in 1832. All of the details in the house were built by exceptionally trained craftsman, from the brick masonry to the interior finishes. One of them even worked under President Thomas

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A Small-Scale Greek Revival in Winnsboro, South Carolina

by Meghan White.   Ah, that sweet, old fashioned charm of yesteryear. No where is it more apparent than in the beautiful old homes found throughout the American South. Join Meghan as she shares her favorite Southern real estate finds.   Located 30 minutes from South Carolina’s capitol, this central hall Greek Revival house offers the easily-maintainable size of a cottage with the dignified character of a typical Greek Revival. Its cottage-like appearance is best seen on the exterior, where the house sits atop a Winnsboro blue granite foundation. Slender, fluted columns adorn the front porch that is shaded by a closed pediment, which serves as the focal point of the

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A Quirky Victorian in Americus, Georgia

by Meghan White.   Ah, that sweet, old fashioned charm of yesteryear. No where is it more apparent than in the beautiful old homes found throughout the American South. Join Meghan as she shares her favorite Southern real estate finds.   Located in Americus, Georgia, this gingerbread Victorian is likely what many of us dreamed of when we were younger—or, at least, what I dreamed about. The first detail that caught my eye was the house’s charming peach-colored exterior. An interesting array of gables on the front façade and an off-centered front porch are two more of the elements that remind me why I love Victorians in the first

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Woodstock Mansion: A 19th Century Plantation in Kentucky

by Meghan White.   Ah, that sweet, old fashioned charm of yesteryear. No where is it more apparent than in the beautiful old homes found throughout the American South. Join Meghan as she shares her favorite Southern real estate finds.   Woodstock Mansion, a c. 1830 estate, sits on almost eight acres of green space less than one hour from Nashville, Tennessee in Trenton, Kentucky. The house was built in several campaigns, creating a unique architectural style. These campaigns and subsequent renovations show that the house and estate was much beloved to the nine owners who took care of

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Magnolia Manor: An 1868 Greek Revival for Sale in Osyka, MS

by Meghan White.   Ah, that sweet, old fashioned charm of yesteryear. No where is it more apparent than in the beautiful old homes found throughout the American South. Join Meghan as she shares her favorite Southern real estate finds.   This darling house is a pleasantly downsized version of typically massive Greek Revivals dotting the Southern landscape. Its diminutive size, however, does not detract from its numerous attractive qualities. Let’s start with its name. Locals know it as Magnolia Manor, a regal designation that confirms what we already suspect from looking at its exterior—This is a stately house that combines historical charm and architectural integrity in superb

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Southern Charms: A ca. 1770 Beauty in Fredericksburg, VA

by Meghan White.   Ah, that sweet, old fashioned charm of yesteryear. No where is it more apparent than in the beautiful old homes found throughout the American South. Join Meghan as she shares her favorite Southern real estate finds.   This exceptional home is located in the historic town of Fredericksburg, Virginia. Around the time this house was being constructed, Fredericksburg was home to George Washington’s mother, Mary. Today, it is the quaint college town of Mary Washington University. Among brick-paved sidewalks, intimate restaurants, and historic squares stand a number of colonial

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