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Linda
I am so proud of my federal style home! I love symmetry and balance and it's why my house attracted me in the first place.
   
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Triumph Restoration

My Federal home in Ohio. I too love the Federal style architecture. Williamsburg and Charleston also have great examples of this style.

   
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Kare Stl

Though well researched, this article has mixed up details of Georgian style homes with federal...


   

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