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Saturday, March 27, 2010

Grand Lady

I am always fascinated with old houses. They hold so much character and mystery. On our recent road trip, we came across another interesting old house.

This is the Ivy House.

It's a restaurant now, but I imagine it was a Grand Lady in it's heyday.


A picture inside one of the dining rooms.

The molding around the windows makes me think this house is pre-Civil War.

This Grand Lady has been around for quite a long time.

Have a great weekend!

7 comments:

Anonymous said...

What a beautiful house - don't you wish you lived there?

Jane said...

I am fascinated with old houses too. They have so much charm. The Ivy House is a beauty.
Jane

★Carol★ said...

Wow, what a beauty! I love looking at old houses. There's a town about a half hour away that has nothing but big old houses down it's main street, and thank goodness it's only 25 mph, because I like to really slow down and look at them without someone behind me honking their horn for me to speed up!

Linda @ Itsy Bits And Pieces said...

Lovely! Thanks for sharing it!

Allie said...

How beautiful!!!

Protector of Vintage said...

What a beauty!! I love taking tours through older homes!! Take care~

Nanette said...

That is a beautiful house. I love looking at the old houses!
Valerie