Well, between my schedule and his we just could not get it together.
So, I am going to tell you a little about the man behind the dream dollhouses and roomboxes. The Front Porch has been in operation for over fifty years. At one time, the owner, Tom Henry had the largest dollhouse business in the South East United States. His work has included miniature duplicates of local mansions. Many years ago, before many of us were even involved with miniatures, Tom was in his local newspaper for his lovely houses. The "well to do" sought him to make duplicates of their own homes, orginal dollhouses and supplies or to have their dollhouses repaired. Here are some of his other works of art:
Thank you so much Tom and Karen for indulging me and allowing me to get these great photos.
|One of the many houses in Tom's photo album|
|The Front Porch "a step back in time"|
|Tom makes the news. Click to see the date in 1977|
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