View of the Bedford Homestead wood plaque
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How Old?

But TOH general contractor Tom Silva had his doubts. When visiting the Titlows to help them plan a renovation, he stumbled upon some evidence that made him believe it had been built decades later than claimed. So, before work began, TOH TV teamed up with a couple of old-house sleuths to do some detective work on what became a budding mystery of the house's true age. Read on to learn how all the clues added up.

Shown: A wood plaque bears the purported original construction date.
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