Where Art Thou Hamilton?

When Dale and I visited Bedford, Virginia in 2008, we drove around for some time, striving to find the Sears Hamilton that (according to the Sears catalog) had been built there in the mid-1910s. Dale drove slowly and methodically throughout the county (and the city)...

Riverside or Claremont?

Friend and fellow-Sears House aficionado Cindy Catanzara Goebel sent me some photos and asked, “Is this a Sears Riverside or Claremont?” I didn’t have a clue, so I dug out the old catalogs and studied the two models. And then I learned something new....