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Lake Forest, Illinois. Howard Van Doren Shaw, a leader in the American Craftsman movement, built this seven-bedroom home in 1909.

The fully renovated House of Four Winds features ornate plaster moldings, eight fireplaces, and original millwork. The Smithsonian has documented the contemporary gardens. $2,995,000.

Saint Paul, Minnesota. Nobel Peace Prize winner and former Secretary of State Frank B. Kellogg resided in this four-bedroom house listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

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The red granite home was renovated in 2004 and has five fireplaces, inlaid floors, vaulted ceilings, crown moldings, and French doors. The 0.5-acre property includes a reflection pool and a carriage house. $2,295,000.

Hagerstown, Maryland. This eight-bedroom home was constructed over three different periods, starting with a stone house in 1775. In the 1840s, a Greek Revival section was added, and in 1908, a living room, dining room, catering kitchen, and multiple bedrooms were added.

Presidents Washington and Jefferson visited the residence and now 4-acre property that boasts views of South Mountain. $599,900.

Winchester, Virginia. This Second Empire Victorian was built for Judge Edmund Pendleton in 1872. The seven-bedroom house features a grand center hall, a ballroom, black walnut floors, and decorative moldings.

Lucille Ball, Adam West, and other celebrities and dignitaries attended events here. The 4.2-acre property includes an in-ground pool and lush lawns. $1,800,000.

Cazenovia, New York. Drovers Tavern was a Federal-style inn completed in 1820. Known as a stop for cattlemen headed to New York City, the house was recognized by the Department of the Interior in 1934 and is archived in the Library of Congress.

The four-bedroom home features three fireplaces, the original inn sign, and a kitchen with a wood-beamed ceiling. The 114-acre property near Syracuse has a pool, a carriage house, and a barn. $895,000.

Wyoming, Ohio. This Victorian Italianate was built by Civil War Col. George House in 1868 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

The four-bedroom home has four fireplaces, wood floors, high ceilings, and crown moldings. Updates include a new roof and a recently painted exterior. $450,000.

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