Yesterday’s News

In the Innis House along the Sunken Road at Fredericksburg, various layers of history show through on the interior walls. Paint covers newspaper, which covers painted wooden walls, still scarred with bullet holes from the battle. The layers accumulated over the years as subsequent homeowners remodeled.

1 Response to Yesterday’s News

  1. Posted as a reply to the original post (prior to some reformatting we did to the site!):

    Meg Thompson says:
    September 11, 2011 at 2:32 PM (Edit)
    Yet another argument in favor of preserving out physical past. Does anyone think a McMansion will ever yield such treasures? Yet we bulldoze older homes and neighborhoods without a thought. New isn’t better in every case.

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