A HISTORIC saltbox house
in East Hampton owned by just three families over the last 300 years is being offered for sale.
In 1991 an additional 20 acres were added, including a reproduction saltbox house
, part of the present-day Doyle campus.
Preservationists have also succeeded in funding the restoration of a number of historically important structures, including an ancient cookhouse that now serves as a libra," with free Internet connections for local students; an old jail that dates back more than a century to the days when Green Turtle Cay was the administrative seat for the Northern Abacos; an authentic saltbox house
that was disassembled in Hope Town and brought to New Plymouth as dowry for a marriage that never took place; and Captain Roland Robert's House, a former sea captain's residence now debug business as an ecological museum.
In 1858, when James Johnston built his saltbox house
in Half Moon Bay for an extravagant $10,000, settlers were poised for explosive urban growth.
THE POPULAR IMAGE of rural Newfoundland is one of idyllic scenes of dories and docks, lobster pots and sunsets, saltbox houses
and plaid-and-oilskin-clad locals with faces weathered by the wind and sun.