I have always loved old buildings and history. In recent years I have discovered the thrill of finding historic places and researching them. I share what I find in my blog Doorway Into the Past.
I’ve always been fascinated with old buildings, but I never thought much about it. I enjoy studying history and learning about the past, so I think this connection with buildings just comes naturally. As a small child I remember looking at a picture in the newspaper of my father’s home town of an old antebellum house that had been cut into two parts be moved. I remember staring at the picture for a long time. The next time we visited my grandparents I instisted that we go to see the house after it had been put together (I was probably 7 or 8 years old). This was the beginning.
Behind the door of every old building there’s a story waiting to be revealed….