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!
The Shingle Style was developed in the 1880’s for resort cottages. Before long, it found its way into suburban houses as well but remains primarily associated with summer cottages. This example sits on a cliff high above the rocky shore in Ogunquit, Maine with sweeping views of open ocean and miles of beaches.
The essence of the Shingle Style is captured in this simple cottage with its compact first floor capped with a voluminous gambrel roof that covers a wrap around porch and makes space for multiple bedrooms on two stories. Ideal for a relaxing escape from everyday life. I’ve never visited this cottage, but I have imagined myself there on its porch many times.
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!