The Mid-Atlantic Hearth and the Upland South

March 2004
American Houses: A Field Guild to the Architecture of the Home;2004, p55
The article presents information on how the mid-Atlantic residential architecture was influenced by the arrival of a few Swedish, Finnish, and Dutch settlers in the 1630s. The essential materials of 18th-century mid-Atlantic residential architecture were logs, brick, and stone. It is stated that three-room house plans played a significant role in late-17th- and early-18th-century architecture.


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