The best way to learn about historic houses is to look at them closely, and the most fun way to look at them closely is to do a puzzle showing a wonderful historic house! So, we made a unique and interesting collection of Historic House Puzzles for you to enjoy!
This Italianate style portico is being decked out for the season by a group of mannequins in festive Victorian era dress. The Victorian love of architectural ornament is one of the defining characteristics of the age and they applied it everywhere they could, and then decorated it.
Entrances are character-defining features on many historic houses and their preservation should be a priority when restoring a house. Historic doors can be made tight with good quality weather stripping and storm panels can be added to sidelights and transoms to make them equivalent to modern insulated glass.
“Restoring Your Historic House, The Comprehensive Guide for Homeowners” includes information on porch repair and designing appropriate and compatible replacements for historic features that have been lost.
Click on the dashed box at the top-right in the puzzle box below to open the puzzle to full screen. In the top left, you can change the number of pieces (100 pieces is the default), toggle piece rotation, and change the background color. Then hit “OK” and have fun!