Own Your Own Piece Of History: Historical Homes Across the Nation

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Museums and history books are not the only places people can experience a glimpse of yesteryear. History buffs and those who appreciate classic architecture can have the opportunity to own their own piece of Americana by purchasing a restored historical home. Move, Inc. (NASDAQ: MOVE), the media leader in connecting consumers with the when, where and how to move, shares a sampling of historical properties that are on the market across the country for this week's Trend Spot at http://trends.move.com.

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    -- George Washington Ball House: Believed to be the oldest standing structure in Vicksburg, Miss., this charming 4,009 sq. ft. $500,000 home was built by a cousin of our first president in 1825. The house features four bedrooms, 4.5 bathrooms with an impressive foyer that includes a sweeping staircase. The brand new kitchen opens up to a large dining room ready for family entertainment. http://homes.realtor.com/search/listingdetail.aspx?poe= realtor&lid=1049135279

-- New Paltz Founder's Home: This waterfront home in Gardiner, N.Y., was once owned by the Bevier family, one of the twelve French Huguenot families who founded the community of New Paltz. Built in 1800, the $699,000 home features five bedrooms and three bathrooms on 3.47 acres of land. Lots of old world charm radiates through the original woodwork, bay windows, marble fireplaces, high ceilings, lead glass windows, and wrap-around porch. Also included is a one-bedroom apartment helps to make this property perfect for out-of-town guests. http://homes.realtor.com/search/listingdetail.aspx?poe= realtor&lid=1071927574

-- Presidential Pedigree: This majestic Denver, Colo., mansion features a large balcony where both President William H. Taft and President Theodore Roosevelt once made public speeches. The $2,850,000 home boasts seven bedrooms, six bathrooms within 9,234 sq. ft. of living space and a solarium with a mosaic tiled fountain and potting room. Exceptionally fine craftsmanship is displayed in the formal dining room with beautiful Honduras mahogany paneling and coffered ceiling with gold leaf detailing built-in. The living room features an intricately detailed plaster ceiling with Italian hand-carved marble around the fireplace and mantle. http://homes.realtor.com/search/listingdetail.aspx?poe= realtor&lid=1076184190

-- Oldest Home in Northville Twp: Built in the 1830s this Northville TWP, Mich., home is believed to be the oldest in town. The beautifully restored $675,000 home features four bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms, hardwood floors, wood burning fireplace, a master suite with vaulted ceilings and walk-in closet, inviting front porch, French doors, two-car garage and private patio area. Modern upgrades to the kitchen as well as a few other additions were made including a morning room and a new master suite, however the integrity of the period were carefully kept and the original charm to the home remains unchanged. http://homes.realtor.com/search/listingdetail.aspx?poe= realtor&lid=1076017208

-- Capitol View Park Founders' Home: This Silver Spring, Md., home was built in 1893 and purchased by Mary and Oliver Harr, the founders of Capitol View Park. This significant $995,000 home features five bedrooms, six bathrooms, an incredible mahogany tongue and groove covered front porch, plantation grown teak decking on the side porch, tin roof overhangs, top of the line table space kitchen, gas fireplaces in the library and family room - both with custom bookshelves. The lower level is complete with a windowed octagonal office space that overlooks the backyard. http://homes.realtor.com/search/listingdetail.aspx?poe= realtor&lid=1072062484

REALTOR.com(R), operated by Move, Inc. and Move.com homes and rentals featured on Move Trend Spot are based on the most comprehensive nationwide database of available properties and their amenities as of April 24, 2007. Additional comparisons and lists showcasing trends in consumer preference, interest and demand for Real Estate properties are available at http://trends.move.com.

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Move, Inc. (NASDAQ: MOVE), the media leader for the when, where and how to move, provides homebuyers and renters with the real estate and community information, and professional connections they need before, during and after a move. The Company operates Move.com(TM) (http://www.move.com), the most comprehensive real estate search site for rentals and homes to buy and REALTOR.com(R) (http://www.realtor.com), the official Web site of the National Association of REALTORS(R). Move also operates Welcome Wagon(R) (http://www.welcomewagon.com), a 78-year-old neighborhood expert that provides new movers with valuable and comprehensive information about businesses and professionals in their new communities. Move.com is the official new homes Web site of the National Association of Home Builders. Move also operates Moving.com (http://www.moving.com), SeniorHousingNet(TM) (http://www.seniorhousingnet.com), TOP PRODUCER(R) Systems (http://www.topproducer.com), FactoryBuiltHousing.com (http://www.factorybuilthousing.com) and Home Plans (http://www.homeplans.com). On the Net: http://investor.move.com.

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