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To research the history of your house, look at its design and the materials used to build it, which can help date it. Go to your local courthouse or county recorder and find your property’s abstract. That will give you a complete history of when your house was built and purchased over the years. You can also search online or at a nearby historical society for property history records and other information about your house and neighborhood. For more tips on researching your house’s history, including looking at atlases, maps, and field books, read on!
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