Houses of the founding fathers /by Hugh Howard ; original photography by Roger Straus III.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-251705

Description

xiii, 354 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 29 cm.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Statesmen Homes and haunts
Politicians Homes and haunts
Historic buildings
Dwellings
Statesmen
Politicians
Statesmen Family relationships
Politicians Family relationships
History, Local.

Originator

Howard, Hugh, 1952-
Straus, Roger.

Contents

pt. 1. The Colonies Unite: The Declaration of Independence -- The George Wythe House, Williamsburg, Virginia -- John Dickinson' s Poplar Hall, Dover, Delaware -- The William Paca House, Annapolis, Maryland -- The James Iredell House, Edenton, North Carolina -- The Jeremiah Lee Mansion, Marblehead, Massachusetts -- The Peyton Randolph House, Williamsburg, Virginia.
pt. 2. A Time of War: The Vassall-Craigie-Longfellow House, Cambridge, Massachusetts -- The Lees' Stratford, Stratford, Virginia -- Governor Hoplins House, Providence, Rhode Island -- Richard Stockton's Morven, Princeton, New Jersey -- Cliveden, Germantown, Pennsylvania -- Drayton Hall, Charleston, South Carolina -- The Ford Mansion, Morristown, New Jersey -- The Heyward-Washington House, Charleston, South Carolina -- The Schuyler Masnion and Farm, Albany and Schuylerville, New York -- The Silas Deane and Joseph Webb Houses, Wethersfield, Connecticut.
pt. 3. The Federal Era: The Mathias Hammond House, Annapolis, Maryland -- The Homes of Governor John Langdon and William Whipple, Portsmouth, New Hampshire -- Amstel House, New Castle, Delaware -- Middleton Place, Charleston, South Carolina -- George Mason's Gunston Hall, Mason's Neck, Virginia -- William Livingston's Liberty Hall, Union, New Jersey -- The Deshler-Morris House, Germantown, Pennsylvania -- General Knox's Montpelier, Thomaston, Maine -- Washington's Mount Vernon, Mount Vernon, Virginia -- The John Jay Homestead, Katonah, New York -- Alexander Hamilton's The Grange, New York, New York -- Jefferson's Monticello, Charlottesville, Virginia -- The Owens-Thomas House, Savannah, Georgia -- John Adams's "Old House," Quincy, Massachusetts.

Publication

New York : Artisan

Description

xiii, 354 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 29 cm.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 341-344) and index.
Complimentary copy, October 19, 2007. [LA2007.0132]

ISBN

9781579652753
1579652751

Call Number

Stacks E176.H866 2007

Material Type

Biography.

Places

United States.
United States