1700s New England Large
- New England Large
A look at this style of house and the town of Newburyport in its heyday as a seaport
- A sense of history
An index to a fascinating chronicle of the restoration of Nancy Platteborze's 18th century house
- Into the abyss again
Forced into quick action by a misguided plumber
- Dating an old house
Curiosity and persistence help uncover the history of this 250-year-old house
- Just give me white...
...she mumbled to the lumberyard clerk. So how did this 1700s Colonial end up with its distinctive "muted mulberry" clapboards?
- Starting over
Left in the lurch by her first contractor, Nancy and her 1700s house begin their recovery
- Needs T.L.C.
Just a bit -- like sills, walls, ceilings, a kitchen. Talk about your overwhelming beginnings
- You and Me, Baby...
My house and I were in the same boat: We'd stay afloat or go down together. These were very, very dark days.
- Penniless and Hopeless
Cash-poor but willing to pay in sweat equity, Nancy begins the search for her fixer-upper
- An Introduction
Meet Nancy Platteborze, who is trying to save an old house with love, hard work and an appreciation of history
- How it all began
What led me to my 1700s New England Large
- Project Capsule
A brief outline of Nancy's efforts to buy and restore a 1700s New England Large