Linda Windsor makes her home at a restored and "growing" late 18th century home on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. Above the Windsor front door hangs a sign saying "Fort Necke, assigned 1684, established 1830," which means the land grant is older than the current building. She purposely left off the ageing brought on by the restoration to her mind and body - not enough space to accommodate the number. Chronologically, she admits to celebrating another birthday, just like the rest of us, each year on July 8th -- which also happens to be the anniversary of the day the Liberty Bell cracked.
Actually, her home is made up of three separate houses, which were put together as was often done in colonial times to make a larger dwelling as its family grew. The oldest is dated circa 1798, with the other two around 1830. The quaint characteristics of the home make it the ideal setting for writing about the past. It has massive exposed beams, some dressed and beaded, while others are hand hewn and water sawed by the original owner, who owned a saw mill on the millpond nearby. A large "walk-in" cooking fireplace with a bee hive bake oven provides the means for delicious open hearth meals on a cold winter's day. Rooms with modern conveniences like plumbing and closets, were added by Linda and her late husband James during the restoration.