1. Washington, D.C. Located near Dupont Circle, this 14-bedroom, 13-bathroom brick house was built in 1883. Interior details include 10 fireplaces, original inlaid floors, a wet bar, and balconies on the upper level. The fenced backyard features an in-ground swimming pool, a stone patio, and decorative plantings. $5,995,000. Michael Gerrior, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, (202) 746-7101 

2. Chicago This six-bedroom Romanesque-style home is located one block from Lake Michigan and was once owned by Potter Palmer, one of Chicago’s most successful businessmen in the 1800s. The 7,500-square-foot town house includes four fireplaces, hardwood floors, and built-in bookcases. The exterior includes a large deck that covers a four-car garage. $3,950,000. Randy McGhee, Koenig & Strey, (312) 893-3566

3. Albany, N.Y. This 8,600-square-foot granite house is zoned for both commercial and residential uses. Built in 1891, the 11-bedroom home includes hardwood floors with decorative inlay, eight carved marble and tile fireplaces, and stained-glass front doors. The property abuts Washington Park and includes a 1,400-square-foot carriage house. $1,150,000. Samuel Critton, TL & Metzger Assoc., (518) 426-5211

4. Lancaster, Pa. Built in 1896, this six-bedroom home is located two blocks from Franklin & Marshall College. Details include seven fireplaces, stained-glass windows, elaborate carved oak and walnut woodwork, and decorative plaster ceilings. The 2.1-acre property includes an attached carport, a four-car garage, a covered patio, and a two-bedroom tenant house. $1,250,000. John G. Gainer, Town & Country Realty, (717) 299-4885

5. Oshkosh, Wis. Built in 1904, this five-bedroom home on the National Register of Historic Places is a mix of Romanesque and Victorian styles. Interior details include original woodwork, four fireplaces, crown molding, and a sunroom. The 1.6-acre property is surrounded by a wrought-iron fence and includes a three-car garage. $475,000. Linda Sanderfoot, Coldwell Banker, (855) 207-8850

6. Lowell, Mass. The Frederick Faulkner house, built around 1890, is an eight-bedroom home in a nationally landmarked neighborhood. The pink granite house features crosscut oak and heart-of-pine floors, a 40-foot- high grand foyer, and a slate roof. The 0.9-acre lot is set on top of a hill and features a formal garden. $899,900. Deborah Lucci, Prudential Howe & Doherty Realtors, (978) 269-2206 

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7. Sioux City, Iowa
Built in 1890, this five-bedroom house is located on 0.69 acres. Interior details include five fireplaces, crown molding, pocket doors, and a wine cellar. Property features include a 120-year-old ginkgo tree, a cast-iron fence, and a 28- foot carport. $349,000. Nancy Henry, Henry Homes ’n More, Inc., (712) 293-7653