Our mission is to preserve and promote historic accommodations, heritage sites, and heritage events for present and future generations.

In doing so, we honor the legacies of past generations while fostering a deeper understanding of the present and new perspectives for the future. We accomplish this mission by combining the latest technologies with preservation activism while fostering deeper human connections. Through our work, we hope to preserve the past for a better future.

 

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Alexandra Jones

Founder of Houselore

Education

Master of History, University of Glasgow, 2011

Art & Architecture History, Miami University, 2008

Certifications

Professional Qualifications Met for History, Secretary of the Interior

Professional Qualifications Met for Architectural History, Secretary of the Interior

Background

Alexandra studied Art and Architectural History at Miami University before moving to Scotland in 2008, where she attained an MA in History from the University of Glasgow. In Scotland, Alexandra worked for the Glasgow City Heritage Trust and Auld Reekie Tours in Edinburgh before returning to the USA. There, she worked as an historian for prominent historical organizations including The Charleston Museum and the National Trust for Historic Preservation. In 2014, she worked in Germany as a consultant historian for the rehabilitation of the 800-year-old Schloss Bröllin estate.

She established Houselore in 2016, and now focuses on expanding the company’s offerings through the combination of technology, historical research, and unique human experience. She is based between Charleston, South Carolina and Edinburgh, Scotland.