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Aging Gracefully

The Culture and Beauty of Historic Homes...
By Sensi Staff
Photo Credits - TOA HEFTIBA MAGDA VRABETZ
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High ceilings, hardwood floors, crown molding, and ornate details characterize the American prewar architecture prevalent in historic houses. Such houses are ill-preserved or never existed in other states, but because Michigan still preserves homes built before 1939, our state is abundant with old American beauty.The Culture And Beauty Of Historic Homes blog image

Stacker (stacker.com/Michigan) has compiled a list of the counties with the oldest homes, according to the US Census Bureau. The ones most dense with these historic estates are Keweenaw County, with 36 percent of its houses fitting this category; Bay County, with 24 percent, some overlooking the and Houghton County and Gogebic, with 37 percent.