Latest Historic homes News

Novelist David Baldacci gifts $1M to Mark Twain home

Jul. 12, 2019 9:32 AM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The historic home in Hartford where Mark Twain and his family once lived has received a $1 million gift from bestselling novelist David Baldacci and his wife. The Mark Twain House & Museum says the gift is expected to support new initiatives including writing programs and more...

Tennessee House speaker shrugs off 'no confidence' vote

May. 20, 2019 10:25 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee on Monday said he was ready to call lawmakers back to Nashville for a special legislative session following a historic vote of no confidence in Speaker Glen Casada over a series of scandals engulfing him. However, the embattled Republican has thus far...

Lawyer: Three handwritten wills are found in Aretha Franklin's Michigan home, months after famous singer's death.

May. 20, 2019 5:53 PM EDT
PONTIAC, Mich. (AP) — Lawyer: Three handwritten wills are found in Aretha Franklin's Michigan home, months after famous singer's death.