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Your Home: Kitchens

The way we cooked

From wood smoke to ranges, dry sinks to suites of matching appliances, the evolution of a room can be seen in seven historic New England kitchens.

By Rachel Travers
October 25, 2009

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The 1821 Phillips House in Salem, owned by Historic New England, was renovated extensively in 1911, but its kitchen, with many fixtures dating from the 1880s, was left in late-Victorian style. The coal stove has several cooking and warming ovens, the soapstone sink has the original plumbing, and the cabinets are filled with turn-of-the-century gadgets. One of the Phillips family’s ... (Full article: 609 words)

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