This home in our Historic District, of little Lake City, would qualify as something old in pristine condition. Built in 1875 by the architect J.B. Lyons, as his own residence.It is the second owners that I find most interesting.
at the Ocean Wave Mine, and had a most unfortunate accident in 1889. He lit his pipe, while at work in the mine , and a spark fell into a dynamite box. The explosion, of course killing him. Hannah owned this house until her death in 1910. Hannah's maiden name was Burns, and she held a yearly celebration in her home in honor of her ancestor...the famous poet Robert Burns.
Linking to: Rubbish Tuesday