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Twin-Porch versus Single-Porch Stairwells : Two Examples of Cluster Diffusion in Rural Meetinghouse Architecture

SC001.1979.069.255.004 (RS12878)

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Collection Name
Old-Time New England
Collection Code
SC001
Dates
1979
Date Notes
Volume 69, Number 255 (Winter/Spring, 1979)
Abstract
An odd diffusion pattern emerges when looking at old New England meetinghouses: on the Massachusetts and Maine coastlines they have single porches, while meetinghouses on interior lands had twin porches. Peter Benes analyzes some of the reasons behind the patterns.
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Collection Type
Serials
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Article ID: 249
GUSN
169868
Reference Code
SC001.1979.069.255.004

Record details

Originator
Peter Benes (Author)
Publisher
Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities
Publisher Series
Old Time New England
Place of Publication
Boston, Mass.
Publications Referencing This Collection
(1979). Old Time New England. Boston, Mass.: Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities.

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