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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