Fun fact, my farm house was built around 1730. We do have family names dating back to then. I found the list of names in a cabinet in the TV room. My mother did alot of research back in the day. To be honest the front part of the house was built first and an addition was added probably early 1800s.
In the early portion of our home, we have five fireplaces which were in all the main rooms. Some rooms are large but one room with a fireplace is the size of a small walk-in closet. You have to think that is how they heated and cooked. Three of the fireplaces were for coal. We actually use a wood stove to help heat. I found it more efficient for heat.
I do love living here. It is like living with your old best friend. Yes, it’s a ton of work and a lot of updating. Thankfully my friends are not a lot of work!! 😉 One example of a project is that the knob and tube wiring had to be replaced. Thats a huge project and we are almost finished.
I have friends who thinks I’m nuts. I don’t think so!! It’s all about what you love to do!!
I hope you all enjoyed your Labor Day!