Close-up view of fireplace at Allen House

Close-up view of fireplace at Allen House

Close-up view of fireplace at Allen House

Close-up of the fireplace in the Allen House in Alamance County, N.C., where John and Rachel Allen lived with their family in the late 1700s. On the floor of the fireplace, two andirons stand in the ashes holding a log. To the right of the andirons, a kettle hangs from a hook.

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