The home that Josh and Amy Martin built on Long Grass Lane in Altamont is designed to surround their family with objects that have “meaning and love and history.”

Archaeologists interpret history not with proof but with a preponderance of evidence, says Michael Lucas, curator of historical archeology for the New York State Museum.

With its 102 windows, the house in Altamont that Josh and Amy Martin painstakingly helped design and where they are raising their two children is filled with light. The couple likes organization and dislikes clutter, and takes care to place in the home only things that are special to them.

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