Few People Know The Real Reason Porch Ceilings In Virginia Are Painted Haint Blue In Color
By Beth|Published April 10, 2023
A lifelong Virginia resident, Beth loves exploring different parts of the world and currently resides in Charlottesville. She holds a degree in English Literature and one of her short stories has been featured in the Shenandoah Review. Other interests include hiking, songwriting, and spending time in the mountains.
Virginia is positively brimming with historic homes. If you’ve ever toured one, you may have noticed that the porch ceiling was painted a very faint shade of light blue, also known as Haint blue. In fact, this is actually quite common with historic homes throughout the South. The reason is somewhat surprising and quite intriguing! Continue reading to learn more about why Virginia porch ceilings are painted light blue.
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