Traditional close knit Appalachian communities, from the suburbs of
The Victorian house is designed in the tradition of carpenter Gothic cottages which were popular in the last half of the 19th century. Most Appalachian communities boast a large variety of Folk Victorian, Shingle and Queen Anne cottages, most of which are painted white with white trim. The house forms are decorated with ornamental moldings (mostly in the fashion of vines or leaves) on porches and steeply pitched gables and dormers.
The architecture of ancient
This was the most popular style for domestic architecture in
The Appalachian Farmhouse
The farmhouse is a vernacular style that grew out of Colonial and Classical house types and later added elements popular in the Victorian era. This distinctive style is the hallmark of rural
The English Arts and Crafts movement was a principal inspiration for the Craftsman style. Inspired by the work of the Greene Brothers, the Craftsman style became the most popular American small house form at the turn of the 20th century. House kits from the Sears, Roebuck & Company helped to spread this and the Four-Square architectural style into