160pp. Photos, illustrations, subject index, perfect bound. 1999 #1876 $14.95
Every house has a history. Setting out to learn about that history can be fascinating. Your home doesn't have to be old to sport intriguing tales of the people who once inhabited its rooms, or even the neighborhood where it is located. This guide will walk hand-in-hand with you through each and every step of your own historic trail by scouring the basement rooms of your local courthouse, state archives, historical society or newspaper morgue, and checking the house for structural and construction clues. This guide also explains how to give your home historic status through local, state and federal registers. You many find yourself -- and your house -- becoming a part of history.
Good luck and happy tracking!