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Currently Obsessed with Dogtrot Homes (a southern style of house with a wide central breezeway that connects two enclosed halves of a house)

Currently Obsessed with Dogtrot Homes (a southern style of house with a wide central breezeway that connects two enclosed halves of a house)

As with the Shotgun house, I love to discover a new Southern staple in home architecture. The Dogtrot house was made popular in the 19th and early 20th century throughout the Southeast. As stated on Wikipedia, "A dogtrot house historically consisted of two log cabins connected by a breezeway or 'dogtrot,' all under a common roof." (Or 'two pens and a passage') The idea was that on one side, you could wine and dine while the other is a place for rest and sleep . As with the Shotgun ho...

Southern Architecture: The Dogtrot House

As with the Shotgun house, I love to discover a new Southern staple in home architecture. The Dogtrot house was made popular in the 19th and early 20th century throughout the Southeast. As stated on Wikipedia, "A dogtrot house historically consisted of two log cabins connected by a breezeway or 'dogtrot,' all under a common roof." (Or 'two pens and a passage') The idea was that on one side, you could wine and dine while the other is a place for rest and sleep . As with the Shotgun ho...

Dog Trot House Designs | dog trot style house based on the early colonial settler home designs ...

Dog Trot House Designs | dog trot style house based on the early colonial settler home designs ...

Anson Jones Home, Barrington Living History Farm at Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site

Anson Jones Home, Barrington Living History Farm at Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site

This was the dog trot house where LBJ lived as a small boy.  Remember the dog trot houses from Log Cabin Village, in Fort Worth?  They were all over the Hill Country, also.

This was the dog trot house where LBJ lived as a small boy. Remember the dog trot houses from Log Cabin Village, in Fort Worth? They were all over the Hill Country, also.

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