The Octagonal House

Also known as the “Armour-Stiner” house, this unusual Victorian masterpiece was completed in 1860. Sorry, no sordid history with this one (but I’m pretty sure I can cook one up), but it is apparently the only known domed octagonal house still existing in the United S
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Greetings from Sunnyside

Just a quick note from Sunnyside, which I happen to drive past nearly every day and which continues to inspire every story I write. I do believe Washington Irving spoke the truth when he said: “…However wide awake they may have been before they entered that sleepy region,
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