Where Art Thou, Little Ethel?

Here in Norfolk, we have 16 little bungalows (dubbed, “The Ethel”) that were originally built at another location, and then moved here by George P. Hudson on April 14, 1922.* Several months ago, we learned that 3,000 miles away (in Dupont, Washington),...

Pink Houses, Great and Small

The fact is, I’m just biding my time in the 21st Century until the smart people figure out how to travel through time. Once that happens, I’ll get back to the 1920s, where I belong. Until then, I’ll just have to pretend that’s where I live. My...

Healthy Bungalows

Dr. Joseph Lister – a 19th Century British physician – is largely responsible for the bungalow craze, but that’s one tidbit that I’ve never seen in my books on architectural history. The fact is, Joseph Lister and his germ theory dramatically...