• Creator
  • Unknown
  • Created Date
  • 06/05/03
  • Description
  • Painted chimney brick located May 1986. Stretcher and header on one side painted light chocolate brown with some mortar remnants. Very dirty, some chips. L 8 1/2" x W 4 1/16" x D 2". Brick was part of north chimney that was partially covered up when a new roof was put on the Lincoln Home, possibly in the 1880s. The fireplace and chimney were built in the 1840s when a back parlor/bedroom was added on to the house. When the second floor was adde... more
    Painted chimney brick located May 1986. Stretcher and header on one side painted light chocolate brown with some mortar remnants. Very dirty, some chips. L 8 1/2" x W 4 1/16" x D 2". Brick was part of north chimney that was partially covered up when a new roof was put on the Lincoln Home, possibly in the 1880s. The fireplace and chimney were built in the 1840s when a back parlor/bedroom was added on to the house. When the second floor was added in 1855-56, the chimney went through Mary Lincoln's bedroom. The chimney was probably painted with the house color either in the 1840s or 1856. American Communities in History; Antebellum Society and the Civil War; How we learn about communities. 16 History. less
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