Architectural Detail Hunt - History at Home

It's important to get exercise, such as going on walks, and one of the things you can do on your walk is to look at the houses in your neighborhood. There are a lot of different kinds of houses right in your hometown! How many of them can you find? 

Do you know what kind of house you live in? If you don’t, ask your parents. And remember, these pictures are just examples. Look for something that looks like them.

Common House Styles in New England

Architectural styles common in Stoneham

Common Architectural Details

There are also some special architectural features that you might find on your walk or ride. Have you seen any of these? Does your house have any of these? What about your school?  

Common architectural details such as dormers, gable roof and mansard roof.