Unique Cupolas Help Homes Stand Out in the Countryside

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Country homes are often big, beautiful, and worth seeing. After all, when families take Sunday drives through the country, they need something to look at. One of the ways that builders make their homes unique is to add Amish cupolas to the roof. Cupolas have been used for thousands of years and the name is actually Latin for “little dome.” As a result, it’s no surprise that many people describe them as huts and, honestly, are not quite sure what they do. Cupolas actually have multiple uses. They are both decorative and serve a functional purpose. First introduced to Americans during the post-revolutionary period, cupolas were originally used to mark different family farms. While some farmers and land owners chose simple designs that were easy to find and identify, others chose far more customized orna