a stave is a narrow length of wood with a slightly bevelled edge to form the sides of barrels, tanks, tubs, vats and pipelines, originally handmade by coopers. they have been used in the construction of large holding tanks and penstocks at hydro power developments.
the w.h. bickel estate is a 2½ story stone mansion built between 1928 and 1930 on the outskirts of parkersburg, west virginia. the 1,800-square-foot 170 m 2 building has a rectangular main section and a wing to the east. it is known for its architecture and ghost that reportedly haunts the area.
edward j. hammond hall is a historic mixed-use civic building on main street in winter harbor, maine.the architecturally sophisticated hall was built in 1903 to house town offices and a performing arts spaces, and was built with a major donation from local son edward j. hammond.
chellberg farm is a historic farmstead which in 1972 became part of indiana dunes national park.chellberg farm is significant as it represents the ethnic heritage of a nearly forgotten swedish-american settlement. the farm includes a family home, water house with windmill, chicken coop/bunkhouse, and the original barn.
the nellie crockett is a chesapeake bay oyster buy-boat built for andrew a. crockett of tangier, virginia, in 1925.she is located at georgetown, maryland, usa.she was designated a national historic landmark in 1994.. the nellie crockett was built specifically to operate as a buy-boat, making the rounds of the chesapeake bay oyster beds to buy oysters directly from the harvesters, typically .
tucker's grove camp meeting ground is a historic african methodist episcopal church camp meeting ground located near iron station, lincoln county, north carolina.tucker's grove camp meeting begins the 3rd saturday of august, and continues until the 4th sunday, also called 'big sunday'.
the ornamental metal railing is a nice touch, as is the seven trust wood floor, laid in alternating squares. traditional porch by black mountain design-build firms living stone construction, inc.
farmhouse-style bathrooms with modern comforts. share. jul 16th 2014 8:41am . by mitchell parker the american 'farmhouse bathroom' is a bit of an oxymoron. most original farmhouses were built at a .