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Kitchen

This outbuilding was built around 1800 by slaves belonging to Anselm Lynch and is the oldest building standing in Altavista. It was likely built by slaves owned by Anselm Lynch with bricks ...

Smokehouse

Like the milk house, the smokehouse was an antebellum building and was used for curing meats, most commonly chicken and ham. To cure ham, hogs would be butchered when ponds ...

Milkhouse

A milk house, also known as a spring house, is a small dependency designed to use cool water or ice to preserve dairy products and prevent fresh milk from absorbing odors ...