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!
Greek Revival is often called America’s first National style, with examples built across the settled areas of the country between the 1820s and 1860s. It appears on small cottages and capes, grand columned mansions, southwestern adobe houses, and urban rowhouses.
This example is located in the coastal town of Thomaston, Maine, where many Greek Revival and early Italianate style houses were built by shipbuilders, sea captains, and the merchants who sold the wares they transported.
Greek Revival is one of the 25 styles and types illustrated in Chapter 2 of Restoring Your Historic House, The Comprehensive Guide for Homeowners. Understanding the style of a house is the essential first step in developing a restoration plan that prioritizes the preservation and restoration of character-defining features while making changes necessary for modern life in an old house.
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!