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For his latest restoration, Daryl Hall purchased a home built in the 1780s set on a beautiful 30-acre estate in the Connecticut countryside.

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Daryl Hall's Other Calling: Restoring Historic Homes

Daryl Hall's Other Calling: Historic Home Restoration : Tv Shows : DIY Network

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Daryl Hall's Other Calling: Restoring Historic Homes

Daryl Hall's Other Calling: Historic Home Restoration : Tv Shows : DIY Network

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Daryl Hall's Other Calling: Restoring Historic Homes

Daryl Hall's Other Calling: Historic Home Restoration : Tv Shows : DIY Network

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Daryl Hall's Other Calling: Restoring Historic Homes

The second floor ballroom in Daryl Hall's 1780s Connecticut home. I could live in this room. -VLH

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Daryl Hall's Other Calling: Restoring Historic Homes

Here's the library before the restoration.

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Daryl Hall's Other Calling: Restoring Historic Homes

Go behind the scenes with Daryl Hall on his historic restoration >> http://www.diynetwork.com/tv-shows/daryl-halls-other-calling-restoring-historic-homes/pictures/index.html?soc=pinterest

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Daryl Hall's Other Calling: Restoring Historic Homes

Rocker Daryl Hall has another passion: restoring historic homes >> http://www.diynetwork.com/tv-shows/daryl-halls-other-calling-restoring-historic-homes/pictures/index.html?soc=pinterest

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Daryl Hall's Other Calling: Restoring Historic Homes

The metal door knocker is another original piece that will be preserved in the restoration.

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Daryl Hall's Other Calling: Restoring Historic Homes

Some of the home's original fixtures, like this door pull and latch, remain intact.

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Daryl Hall's Other Calling: Restoring Historic Homes

The home's original owner, a retired sea captain, built this ballroom on the second floor to meet girls!

If I could do it....a tiny house would be where I'd live. I'd have to edit, edit. edit.

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Historic Renovation Image Gallery

The New Victorian Ruralist: More inspiration from Nancy Fishelson... #diningroom #interior #homedecor

The oldest surviving wood frame house in New Hampshire and Maine was built in 1664 by Richard Jackson, a woodworker, farmer, and mariner, on his family's 25 acre plot.

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Step Inside a Playfully Quaint 18th-Century Connecticut Farmhouse

Although she's inspired by things that are old, Ellen's style is anything but stale. With cheerful pops of color and pattern-on-pattern layering, her home exudes a youthful energy while retaining elements of its historic charm. In this photo: The kitchen features exposed joists and uneven, wide-plank floors. Related: The Ultimate Guide to Kitchen Design - CountryLiving.com