With photos from plantation homes, a governor’s mansion and other classic houses, warm up right here with a look back at 15 different antique fireplaces that were once found in homes across the US!

1. The Johnson home’s fireplace in New Orleans

Frances Benjamin Johnston’s home, 1132 Bourbon Street, New Orleans, Louisiana (Photo from between 1920 and 1950)

1920-1950-Frances Benjamin Johnston's home, 1132 Bourbon Street, New Orleans, Louisiana

 

2. Wormsloe Plantation fireplace – Savannah, Georgia

Home of Dr and Mrs Craig Barrow – building dates to c1820

Building/structure dates: ca. 1820. Related name: Dr. and Mrs. Craig Barrow.

 

3. Fireplace in the Cupola House (photo from 1936)

Cupola House, Edenton, Chowan County, North Carolina

1936-Cupola House, Edenton, Chowan County, North Carolina

 

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4. North Carolina Governor’s home (photo from 1937)

Home of Samuel Johnston, who was North Carolina’s Governor in 1787, and the first US Senator from NC. Building dates to 1801.

1937 Hayes, Edenton vic., Chowan County, North Carolina

 

5. Fireplace at the Chimney House (photo from 1938)

Chimney House, 113 Walnut St., Winston-Salem, Forsyth County, North Carolina

1938 Chimney House, 113 Walnut St., Winston-Salem, Forsyth County, North Carolina

 

6. Fort Defiance Plantation fireplace (photo from 1938)

Fort Defiance Plantation, Lenoir vic., Caldwell County, North Carolina

1938-Fort Defiance Plantation, Lenoir vic., Caldwell County, North Carolina

 

7. Kirksey House in Eutaw, Alabama (photo from 1939)

1939-Kirksey House, Eutaw, Greene County, Alabama

 

8. Decorative arch & fireplace in Georgia home (photo from c1899)

Interior view of room showing chandelier, decorative arch, fireplace, and furniture. Photo from “Negro life in Georgia, USA.,” compiled and prepared by WEB Du Bois, v. 3, no. 286.

c1899-Interior view of room showing chandelier, decorative arch, fireplace, and furniture

 



9. Upstairs sitting room fireplace, New Jersey

Second floor sitting room view of fireplace and windows, showing the projecting fireplace and mantelpiece at the Henry Miller House on Main Street, Oldwick, Hunterdon County, NJ

SECOND FLOOR, SITTINGROOM, VIEW OF FIREPLACE AND WINDOWS, SHOWING PROJECTING FIREPLACE, MANTELPIECE - Henry Miller House, Main Street, Oldwick, Hunterdon County, NJ

 

10. Edmund Cogswell Converse house’s fireplace (photo from 1908)

Home located in Greenwich, Connecticut

1908-Edmund Cogswell Converse, Greenwich, Connecticut

 

11. Home of Mrs Herbert Coppell, Pasadena (photo from 1917)

1917 Pasadena, California, Mrs. Herbert Coppell home

 

12. Henry Miller House fireplace

Main Street, Oldwick, Hunterdon County, New Jersey

Henry Miller House, Main Street, Oldwick, Hunterdon County, NJ

 

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13. Tyrconnell, Baltimore, Maryland (Photo from 1930s)

1930s-Tyrconnell, Baltimore, Maryland

 

14. Fireplace in the Long House, Kansas City, MO (Photo from 1986)

View from the library, showing the fireplace and built-in bookcases. R A Long House, 3218 Gladstone Boulevard, Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri

pic-1986-VIEW FROM NORTHEAST IN LIBRARY (NORTHWEST ROOM) SHOWING FIREPLACE AND BUILT-IN BOOKCASES - R. A. Long House, 3218 Gladstone Boulevard, Kansas City, Jackson County, MO

 

15. Mary Scott Townsend House, Washington DC (Photo from c1910)

c1910-Mary Scott Townsend House, Washington, D.C.

All photos via the US Library of Congress


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