Casey Farm

From Cellar to Attic

Old houses are great places to explore. Have a peek into the spaces where the general public is not usually allowed as you follow the central chimney from the cellar through two floors and the attic. Check out the post-and-beam construction and peek inside the attic Peeling white paint revealing brown and red surfaces carved with a rectangle containing cross-hatched diamond designwhere someone lived, though we don’t have enough records to tell us if they were enslaved, servants, farmhands, or children who would typically be relegated to a garret sleeping area.

What do you think about these designs carved inside of the attic door?

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