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Tuesday, May 03, 2016 02:26 PM

Autobiography of a truly historic house

by Ann Barnhill with photographs by Rick Ricozzi

The following article appeared in the May 2016 issue of Salt Magazine. 

Though it may seem odd to think of a house telling its story, after my almost 250 years of existence, I know that anything is possible. Who might have guessed back in 1770, when I was first constructed, the colony of North Carolina, the property of the King of England, would become a state, part of the United States of America? Who could have known that horses and buggies would give way to automobiles? Who could have predicted the very slaves who lived out back would become free, a war fought to make them so? Yes, I have seen much to astonish in my days. And I do like remembering...

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