Attics are an endangered species. Many modern homes are built without functional attics. Modern homes that do have attics allow access through…

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While clearing out our parents’ home, I found a lamp tucked away in a cupboard.  It was separated into three pieces – base, mantel, and shade.  I believe the lamp was passed down from a friend or relative.  Dad was 91 when he died and lived in the house for over 40 years.  The lamp is an Ala…

I met Bill Yoder during the Canal Society of New York’s summer 1966 Lehigh Canal field trip. He was in his mid-70s and just had returned from a rafting trip down the Colorado River. Bill and I became close friends while working together to build the collections and library of the Pennsylvani…

Attics are an endangered species. Many modern homes are built without functional attics. Modern homes that do have attics allow access through…

Premiering Monday, September 14, DETOURS reveals the stories, secrets, and surprises of TV treasures that go beyond the screen. Join host Adam Monahan, a longtime producer with WGBH’s Antiques Roadshow, on a journey of discovery from behind the scenes of the hit PBS series. Each episode tell…