Historic House Wooden Plaques Hand Painted

Hand Painted, Historically Accurate House Plaques, Lettered with Brushes Using Traditional Signwriting Methods.


historic house wood plaque signs

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 an 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.
hand painted historic house plaques
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.
  • Crafted from hand-selected joined basswood 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 $10 4th line.
  • Painted black border around perimeter of sign, add $10.
  • Custom art hand painted in colors upon request. Ask for a quote.
  • Two finishes: Clear Coat is standard; Antiqued finish $10 additional.
  • $10 Flat Rate Shipping (within 3 zones of Medford NJ) for all wooden plaques on this page only.

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

exterior outside display house sign

Protective Clear Coating

Moisture-Proof Barrier

High Quality Sealer Expands & Contracts

Custom Options

Hand Painted Font Choices

Painted Line Art Illustrations

Antique White or Tan Base Color

Many More Possibilities, Just Ask

hand painted historic house rectangle plaque


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. Please ask. To place an order, begin by emailing us at sales@handpaintedwoodsigns.com . See our Ordering Page for full details on ordering a custom wood sign.

french corner historic house plaque

French Corner Rectangle Historic House Sign

Our original signboard and best seller. Named for the cut-out radius corners.
Popular shape for old houses colonial to victorian and beyond.
12" x 9" - $109 | 14" x 11" - $119 | 16" x 12" - $139
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hand painted rectangle historic house plaque

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.
12" x 9" - $109 | 14" x 11" - $119 | 16" x 12" - $139 | 20" x 16" - $159
($10 added packing fee)
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hand painted wide edge rectangle historic house plaque

Wide Edge Rectangle Historic House Sign

Wide routered 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. Only one size: 14" x 11" - $129 Email HandPaintedWoodSigns.com to Start Your Order


hand painted oval historic plaque

Oval Historic House Sign

Oval shape, pleasing to the eye, good for informal space signs in the garden, out buildings, barns, directional and parking signs. 10" x 8" $99 (only Circa Year text for this price), $109 with full text | 14" x 11" (any text) $119 Email HandPaintedWoodSigns.com to Start Your Order More Oval sizes are available in solid cedar. See our solid cedar signs page.


hand painted chippendale shape historic house plaque

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 sexy curves, the Chippendale wood sign plaque complements the above mentioned style historic homes 12" x 9" - $109 | 14" x 11" - $119
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innkeeper historic house plaque


Innkeeper Rectangle Historic House Plaque

16" wide x 6" height x 7/8" thick, commonly known as an "innkeeper" shape plaque. Fits two lines of text comfortably or one large line of text, just "circa" or c. and the year built would fit nicely on the innkeeper wood sign plaque. 16" x 6" - $119 Email HandPaintedWoodSigns.com to Start Your Order


Please email us at sales@handpaintedwoodsigns.com to discuss your cedar 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.