The main foyer of the 1845 Doric House in Flemington. The home is headquarters to the Hunterdon County Historical Society. The home was built in the Greek Revival style by Mahlon Fisher, an architect/builder of the time, whose work can be seen at three other buildings in Flemington. Throughout its history, this building served as an Odd Fellow Hall, restaurant, and was used by a church before being purchased in 1969 by the Society and restored. Discover more history @ www.thehistorygirl.com

The main foyer of the 1845 Doric House in Flemington. The home is headquarters to the Hunterdon County Historical Society. The home was built in the Greek Revival style by Mahlon Fisher, an architect/builder of the time, whose work can be seen at three other buildings in Flemington. Throughout its history, this building served as an Odd Fellow Hall, restaurant, and was used by a church before being purchased in 1969 by the Society and restored. Discover more history @ www.thehistorygirl.com

The Ionic column was invented around 500 BCE and is characterized by its curly scrolls.  | HGTV FrontDoor

The Ionic column was invented around 500 BCE and is characterized by its curly scrolls. | HGTV FrontDoor

The Samuel Southard Law Office, located in Flemington, NJ was originally constructed in 1811. It was once part of a larger estate and updated to its current Greek Revival style by Mahlon Fisher in 1840. Southard was Governor of NJ, a U.S. Senator, and Secretary of the Navy. It was later used as an office by Governor Vroom. Discover more history @ www.thehistorygirl.com

The Samuel Southard Law Office, located in Flemington, NJ was originally constructed in 1811. It was once part of a larger estate and updated to its current Greek Revival style by Mahlon Fisher in 1840. Southard was Governor of NJ, a U.S. Senator, and Secretary of the Navy. It was later used as an office by Governor Vroom. Discover more history @ www.thehistorygirl.com

Beautiful corinthian columns frame the entrance to the mahogany starcase. Madewood Plantation – Circa 1846  Madewood Plantation is truly a treasure among Louisiana plantation homes. Located near the banks of Bayou Lafourche in Napoleonville, LA. Madewood is a huge Greek Revival mansion made from wood harvested on the property, which is why it was named “Madewood”.

Beautiful corinthian columns frame the entrance to the mahogany starcase. Madewood Plantation – Circa 1846 Madewood Plantation is truly a treasure among Louisiana plantation homes. Located near the banks of Bayou Lafourche in Napoleonville, LA. Madewood is a huge Greek Revival mansion made from wood harvested on the property, which is why it was named “Madewood”.

Miss Bessie's Parlor at the 1845 Doric House in Flemington. The room is decorated in the Rococo Revial style (1840-1870). The home was built in the Greek Revival style by Mahlon Fisher, an architect/builder of the time, whose work can be seen at three other buildings in Flemington. Throughout its history, this building served as an Odd Fellow Hall, restaurant, and was used by a church before being purchased in 1969 by the Society and restored. Discover more history @ www.thehistorygirl.com

Miss Bessie's Parlor at the 1845 Doric House in Flemington. The room is decorated in the Rococo Revial style (1840-1870). The home was built in the Greek Revival style by Mahlon Fisher, an architect/builder of the time, whose work can be seen at three other buildings in Flemington. Throughout its history, this building served as an Odd Fellow Hall, restaurant, and was used by a church before being purchased in 1969 by the Society and restored. Discover more history @ www.thehistorygirl.com

Miss Bessie's Parlor at the 1845 Doric House in Flemington. The room is decorated in the Rococo Revial style (1840-1870). The home was built in the Greek Revival style by Mahlon Fisher, an architect/builder of the time, whose work can be seen at three other buildings in Flemington. Throughout its history, this building served as an Odd Fellow Hall, restaurant, and was used by a church before being purchased in 1969 by the Society and restored. Discover more history @ www.thehistorygirl.com

Miss Bessie's Parlor at the 1845 Doric House in Flemington. The room is decorated in the Rococo Revial style (1840-1870). The home was built in the Greek Revival style by Mahlon Fisher, an architect/builder of the time, whose work can be seen at three other buildings in Flemington. Throughout its history, this building served as an Odd Fellow Hall, restaurant, and was used by a church before being purchased in 1969 by the Society and restored. Discover more history @ www.thehistorygirl.com

The dining room of the 1845 Doric House in Flemington. The home is headquarters to the Hunterdon County Historical Society. The home was built in the Greek Revival style by Mahlon Fisher, an architect/builder of the time, whose work can be seen at three other buildings in Flemington. Throughout its history, this building served as an Odd Fellow Hall, restaurant, and was used by a church before being purchased in 1969 by the Society and restored. Discover more history @ www.thehistorygirl.com

The dining room of the 1845 Doric House in Flemington. The home is headquarters to the Hunterdon County Historical Society. The home was built in the Greek Revival style by Mahlon Fisher, an architect/builder of the time, whose work can be seen at three other buildings in Flemington. Throughout its history, this building served as an Odd Fellow Hall, restaurant, and was used by a church before being purchased in 1969 by the Society and restored. Discover more history @ www.thehistorygirl.com

A SUBSTANTIAL ENGLISH REGENCY CHIMNEYPIECE in the Greek Revival manner richly carved in white statuary marble. The wide moulded shelf above the frieze centred by a tablet carved in relief depicting a possible Pompeiian scene of a Noblewoman with maidservant consulting an academic or mystic.This is flanked by riband tied flowering cornucopiae, the end blocks carved with anthemion. The projecting endblocks carved with delicately pierced round floral Paterae supported on barefooted Vestal…

A SUBSTANTIAL ENGLISH REGENCY CHIMNEYPIECE in the Greek Revival manner richly carved in white statuary marble. The wide moulded shelf above the frieze centred by a tablet carved in relief depicting a possible Pompeiian scene of a Noblewoman with maidservant consulting an academic or mystic.This is flanked by riband tied flowering cornucopiae, the end blocks carved with anthemion. The projecting endblocks carved with delicately pierced round floral Paterae supported on barefooted Vestal…

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