Historic House Wooden Plaques Hand Painted

Hand Painted, Historically Accurate House Plaques, House Address or Family Name Signs. Lettered with Brushes Using Traditional Signwriting Methods.

We specialize in hand painted wood sign plaques for the historic house and home. Choose a wooden plaque sign shape and size that compliments the Colonial, Victorian, Farmhouse, Craftsman (and more!) architectural-style historic home. For authentic reproduction signs, upgrade to Solid Western Red Cedar Plaques hand crafted in our sign shop. Two-sided painted signs also. All signs get the same great natural looking hand lettered with a paint brush using black lettering enamel. We do no sandblasting or computerized lettering of any kind. See our Fonts Page for a font guide. See Ordering Guide for guidance on placing an order.
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Historic House Wooden Plaque Features

Handpaintedwoodsigns.com has been making historic house plaques since 2003. Our wooden sign plaques on this page are:

  • Hand Sanded, Hand Painted and Hand Lettered in our Colonial, Victorian or Arts & Crafts style fonts. Font Guide.
  • Crafted from hand-selected joined basswood, oakwood or cherrywood. Finished thickness 7/8-inch after planing and sanding.
  • Includes mounting screws and painted wooden buttons to cover the screw holes.matching wood buttons
  • Hand lettered by skilled lettering artists using paint and brushes.
  • Three lines of hand lettered painted text included. Add a 4th line a nominal cost.
  • See all Sign Options like painted borders, background colors, custom artwork, cutout corners, antiqued finishes.
  • $18 UPS Ground Shipping (within 3 zones of Medford NJ) for all wooden plaques on this page.

Historic House Sign Features

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Best Value

7/8" Thickness

Uniform Construction

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All Hand Painted

Brush Lettered

High Quality Lettering Enamels

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Protective Clear Coating

Moisture-Proof Barrier

High Quality Sealer Expands & Contracts

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Our Historic House Plaque Signs, Standard In-Stock


Select from among these standard shape &size signs in-stock and ready to hand letter. Designed for mounting on the wall of the house near the front entry or side corner. Price includes standard antique white background color, three lines of custom text hand lettered with brushes on one side, mounting screws and matching wood buttons. Line art, custom color and shipping are additional; see the Sign Options page. To place an order, begin by emailing us at sales@handpaintedwoodsigns.com . See our Ordering Page for full details on ordering a sign.

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French Corner Rectangle Historic House Sign

Our original signboard and best seller; named for the cut-out radius corners. Comfortably handles three lines of text. Popular shape for old houses Colonial to Victorian and beyond. The sign shown above adorns the historic Huested House in Old Greenwich, CT. Cost: 14" x 11" - $149 or 16" x 12" - $175 Also a solid cedar french corner sign option in sizes starting at 12x9 french corner.
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Classic 90 Rectangle Historic House Sign

Rectangle shape wooden plaque with 90-degree corners, hand painted with your custom text. Bullnose routed edge with a shoulder. Cost: 12" x 9" - $139 | 14" x 11" - $149 | 16" x 12" discontinued Also a solid cedar rectangle sign option in these and more sizes.
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Wide Edge Rectangle Historic House Sign

Wide routed edge creates a formal, elegant tone and nicely sets up and frames the center painting surface and text. A favorite of the sign maker, who wonders why this sign plaque is our best kept secret. Matching 10"x8" oval with wide edge available as house number sign (add $79), please ask. Cost: Only one size: 14" x 11" - $159 Email HandPaintedWoodSigns.com to Start Your Order


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Oval Historic House Sign

Oval shape, bullnose edge with shoulder, pleasing to the eye, good for informal space signs in the garden, out buildings, barns, directional and parking signs. Cost: 10" x 8" $129 for only "c. Year", or 14" x 11" $159. Email HandPaintedWoodSigns.com to Start Your Order.
Also a solid cedar oval sign option.


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Chippendale Rectangle Historic House Sign

Rectangle shape wooden plaque with scrolling decorative edge, in the style of Thomas Chippendale, the English designer in the mid-Georgian, English Rococo and Neoclassical styles. With it's curvy shape, the Chippendale wood sign plaque complements the above mentioned style historic homes. Cost: 12" x 9" - $139 or 16" x 12" - $175
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8-inch Cherry Circle Plaque

Sometimes a circle is needed. The 8 inch diameter x 7/8" thickness circle plaque is made from hardwood Cherry. Ogee edge with a shoulder.. Good for small spaces as a historic house circa plaque or as a house number plaque as seen above. Cost: $89 as house number, $129 with c. year. Email HandPaintedWoodSigns.com to Start Your Order


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Carriage House Plaque - SALE! SALE! SALE!

Made from hardwood oak, 12" wide x 9" height x 7/8" thick, with an ogee edge and shoulder, Shown above as a house and street name sign, the Carriage House plaque works well as a circa sign or building name sign. - $129 Email HandPaintedWoodSigns.com to Start Your Order



Please email us at sales@handpaintedwoodsigns.com to discuss your historic house hand painted sign. Provide as much detail as you wish and attach any images of the location for the sign, or an image of a sign you are wanting to reproduce. Our other contact information is on the Contact Page.