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Eplans Country House Plan - Four Bedroom Country - 1117 Square Feet and 4 Bedrooms from Eplans - House Plan Code HWEPL72753

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1625 - mid-1800s: Dutch Colonial

1625 - mid-1800s: Dutch Colonial roof with brick construction -- construction Dutch immigrants brought from The Netherlands. Pictured is the John Teller House, a Dutch Colonial home in Schenectady, NY - Photo © Jackie Craven

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1895 - 1930: American Foursquare

1895 - 1930: American Foursquare Prairie Architecture Inspires Practical Box-Shaped Homes The Foursquare style, sometimes called the Prairie Box, can be found in nearly every part of the United States.

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Living in Colonial America, 1600 to 1800

Dutch Colonial, 1625 - mid-1800s: Like the German colonists, Dutch settlers brought building traditions from their home country. Settling mainly in New York State, they built brick and stone houses with rooflines that echoed the architecture of the Netherlands. You can recognize the Dutch Colonial style by the gambrel roof.

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House Style Guide to the American Home

French Eclectic Style, circa 1925, Highland Park, Illinois - Photo ©Teemu008,, Creative Commons ShareAlike 2.0 Generic (CC BY-SA 2.0) cropped

Front doorway, Elijah Williams house Deerfield, Massachusetts c. 1760. Eastern white pine, wrought iron. On loan from Deerfield Academy.