Thursday, September 15, 2016

The Magnolia House in Madison


The tax record say it was built in 1839, but a couple of other sites say 1860. I don't think the architecture of the house fits either construction date, so I suspect it was modified and "victorianized" later. During a renovation at some point a trap door was found and a tunnel to the Presbyterian Church was discovered. Speculation has it the house was part of the Underground Railroad.
Andy Sarge

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