Shingle Style: What is This Jargon!?!

I’m currently working on a National Register nomination for a privately owned home in the Thousand Islands on Bluff Island. Bluff Island is located in the township of Clayton, New York. The property is a shingle-style summer cottage that was constructed in 1901 for a family from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The family, the Robinson family, lived…

“Movies Under the Stars”

  Drive-in movie theaters are a staple during the summer yet there’s not a lot left in the country. Let’s look at the comparison numbers, in 2015, NATO (the National Association of Theater Owners) there are 595 drive-in movie theaters in the country, compared to 40,164 indoor movie theaters.i That’s a huge difference! Luckily enough,…

Research Preview

This c. 1864 log cabin was built by John McDiarmid in Roxborough Township in Canada. In 1959 it was moved 53 kilometers to its present location at Upper Canada Village. #history #preservation #historicpreservation #architecture #logcabin #canada #Ontario #uppercanadavillage #stlawrenceriver #localhistory #loyalist #pioneer #adventurewithcourtney A post shared by Courtney Doyle (@doylecl192) on Jul 30, 2016 at…