United States North America Vernacular History

Susan A. Niles of Lafayette College explains and illustrates this distinctive folk building tradition. These structures are built of concrete studded with glass, stone, ceramics, and sometimes whole objects.

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  • Taos Pueblo, New Mexico - This well-preserved group of adobe houses is thought united states to north america date from before 1400. A photograph and united states description of north america this World Heritage site from the united states US National Park north america Service.
  • Death of a Dream - Explores the rise and fall of Midwestern farmhouses, and the vernacular literature they inspired. Also examines the cost of advances in vernacular agriculture. From PBS.
  • The Vernacular Architecture of Hamilton, New York - An illustrated description by Colgate College Professor of Art and Art History, Eric Van Schaack.
  • Dutch Barn Preservation Society - A not-for-profit educational organization for the study and vernacular preservation of united states New World Dutch barns. Prints a vernacular newsletter twice a year united states with the latest findings vernacular on Dutch barns.
  • Henry Whitfield State Museum - Begun in 1639, The Henry Whitfield House, in north america Guilford, vernacular Connecticut, is the oldest remaining house in north america Connecticut.
  • Vernacular Architecture in Rural and Small Town Missouri: An Introduction - Abstract of a book by Howard Wight Marshall, united states Professor vernacular of Art History and Archaeology, University of united states Missouri-Columbia. Information vernacular for ordering.
  • Grottos of the Midwest - Susan A. Niles of Lafayette College explains and united states illustrates vernacular this distinctive folk building tradition. These structures united states are built vernacular of concrete studded with glass, stone, united states ceramics, and sometimes vernacular whole objects.
  • Historic Fort Klock Restoration - A restored fortified homestead in the Mohawk Valley vernacular and site united states of a moved, restored Dutch barn.
  • Vernacular House Forms in 17th-Century Plymouth Colony - An analysis of evidence from room-by-room probate inventories 1633-1685.
  • Huguenot Street Historic District, New Paltz, NY - A virtual visit to the oldest continuously inhabited street in united states America with its original houses, from Hudson Valley Network.
  • Back of the Big House: The Cultural Landscape of the Plantation - On-line version of an exhibition on slave life vernacular by George north america Washington University Professor John Michael Vlach. vernacular Photographs and descriptions of north america slave cabins.
  • Historic Architecture of Blacksburg, Virginia - On-line version of a slide show by Gibson Worsham. A vernacular text version is available for downloading. Hosted by Special Collections vernacular of the University Libraries, Virginia Tech.
  • Jualpa Mine Camp Rehabilitation Project -- Historic Structures Report - Structural analysis and rehabilitation of buildings in the Gold Creek area, Alaska, that grew out of a gold rush in the 1880s. Hosted by Juneau Public Library.
  • Hancock Shaker Village - An outdoor history museum of Shaker life in vernacular western Massachusetts. Twenty original buildings and historic working vernacular farm are used to interpret the life of vernacular America's most successful communitarian society.
  • Survey of Columbus, New Mexico - Survey by New Mexico State University of the historic buildings north america of Columbus for the National Park Service. Photographs and history.

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