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With the stucco removed, the Chinese Chippendale railing replaced, and the metal roof restored to hand-made wooden shingles, Madison's house now looks like what he built.

With the stucco removed, the Chinese Chippendale railing replaced, and the metal roof restored to hand-made wooden shingles, Madison's house now looks like what he built.

The John Marshall House is a US National Historic Landmark building located at 9th and Marshall Streets in Richmond, Virginia. Marshall built his home in 1790, eleven years prior to becoming the fourth Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court.

The John Marshall House is a US National Historic Landmark building located at 9th and Marshall Streets in Richmond, Virginia. Marshall built his home in 1790, eleven years prior to becoming the fourth Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court.

William Henry Harrison, ninth president of the United States, built this substantial brick house in 1804, while serving as governor of Indiana Territory.  He lived there until he left to take command of American forces in the old Northwest during the War of 1812.

William Henry Harrison, ninth president of the United States, built this substantial brick house in 1804, while serving as governor of Indiana Territory. He lived there until he left to take command of American forces in the old Northwest during the War of 1812.

Grouseland, Home of William Henry Harrison in Vincennes, Indiana - great tour for kids on early Indiana history...

Grouseland, Home of William Henry Harrison in Vincennes, Indiana - great tour for kids on early Indiana history...