Whale house | Article about whale house by The Free Dictionary
In the early 18th century, a simple house especially favored by whalers of Massachusetts. At the rear of the house there was a kitchen with a small bedroom on each side. The kitchen fireplace was usually on the opposite side of the principal fireplace in the hall
, 1 of the dwelling.
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