11/09/18 6:01am

Helene Verin in her Jamesport home. (Credit: David Benthal)

In 1926, a house on Manor Lane in Jamesport was built for $438. The small bungalow constructed on the east side of the road was not unlike others of its time. The style is one of many produced by Sears Modern Homes in the early to mid-1900s. 

Those in the market for a new house could flip through a catalog and select from the dozens of architectural designs available. The building materials arrived in a kit. (more…)