Places We've Lived
Stevens Point, Wisconsin Haverford, Pennsylvania Terre Haute, Indiana

Revised October 8, 1998

Our Barrett Avenue house photographed in February, 1993, shortly after we moved in.
We lived in this house from January, 1993 when we moved from our apartment in Bryn Mawr until July, 1998 when we sold it because we moved back home to the Midwest.
Barrett Avenue House
Santa tree in living room Aimee enjoyed decorating the house for holidays. The living room featured an artificial tree in a Santa theme, in addition to two or three live trees in other rooms. Built between 1900 and 1908. Legend, likely true, is that it was one of three consecutive houses built by the Barrett family as summer homes on land subdivided from the Barrett estate. All three houses still stand and are among the oldest houses on the block.

Barrett Avenue runs one block from Old Lancaster Road to Lancaster Avenue. Old Lancaster was built in the 1680s along the Conestoga Indian trail. Lancaster Avenue, the "New" Lancaster to Philadelphia Turnpike, was built from 1792 to 1796.

It's a cliche on the East Coast, but George Washington really did march through this area between the battles of Brandywine and Germantown.

Exterior style American Foursquare, related to Craftsman style.
Main Christmas tree in foyer The main Christmas tree in the foyer was usually 9 to 11 feet tall, extending up the staircase.

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