The Putnam House built in 1648 in Salem Village, now Danvers, Massachusetts
"Less seen view from the backyard of this oft-blogged and re-blogged enormous cedar shake traditional - “Claverack”, the Thomas H. Barber estate, circa the early 1900s - in Southampton, New York. Mrs. Barber had the main house modeled after her family’s ancestral home the old Van Rensselaer Manor House, in the Hudson Valley, built in 1765."
Pickman House, 1664 Salem Massachusetts - Believed to be Salem's oldest building
John Rutledge, one of the fifty-five signers of the U.S. Constitution, built his home in 1763. Now exquisitely restored, it is one of only fifteen homes belonging to those signers to survive - and the only one to now accommodate overnight hotel guests. History records that George Washington called here in 1791. John Rutledge House Inn, Charleston, South Carolina.