Many families have called Historic Kenmore "home" over its more than two centuries of existence. In late 19th century, the Howards lived in the grand brick home and one Howard in particular left an everlasting mark on the house and its history. William Key Howard, Sr. was born in Maryland in 1829 (and was related … Continue reading The Howards of Kenmore
William K. Howard Jr.
Dining Room vs. Dining Room
Several months ago, Historic Kenmore concluded the refurnishing effort in the Dining Room. After painstaking research and scientific investigation, that room has been returned to a state that would be immensely familiar to Fielding and Betty Washington Lewis. It might look somewhat unfamiliar, however, to later occupants of Kenmore. The first picture below was taken sometime … Continue reading Dining Room vs. Dining Room