Houselore is a consulting firm dedicated to preserving the past for a better future.

We provide historical research services for historic property owners, art and artifact collectors, real estate professionals, heritage tour companies, media professionals, and corporations. Building on years of proven success in achieving client objectives, Houselore has developed a broad understanding of government policies, application processes, and the most effective means to achieve positive project outcomes.



Alexandra Jones

Founder & Principal Historian, Houselore


Master of History, University of Glasgow, 2011

Art & Architecture History, Miami University, 2008


Professional Qualifications Met for History, Secretary of the Interior

Professional Qualifications Met for Architectural History, Secretary of the Interior


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 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 has since provided historical research services for private clients, architects, realtors, corporations, heritage tour companies, and more. She is an active member of the National Trust for Historic Preservation and the American Historical Association.