Antique Terracotta Chimney Pot, Louvered Vented, 30.75", Civil War Era Salvage



This terracotta chimney pot was salvaged from an inn with a Civil War history in Healing Springs, Virginia. This historic inn was built in 1850 and was used as a hospital during the Civil War.
The chimney pot is 30.75" tall with louvered vents and a round, 7" top opening. The pot has a footprint measuring 11 1/4" x 11 1/2". The base has a 10" x 9 1/8" rectangular opening.

Condition: Good condition with allover paint loss and surface scuffs as expected with age and use. There are small chips along the bottom edge. The pot shows remnants of white paint showing the natural sienna color of the clay below.

History: This chimney pot was salvaged from Cascades Inn in Healing Springs, Virginia. This historic inn was comprised of a hotel built in 1850, with various renovations taking place in the early 1900's, and a motel built around the 1950's. During the civil war, the hotel was used as a hospital for sick soldiers. The Inn was also used as a storage location for various fixtures such as furniture and plumbing from the nearby Homestead resort.

Salvage History: The Cascades Inn and items from it are featured on Season 11, Episode 10, of the DIY Network show, "Salvage Dawgs". See Mike salvage this chimney pot with the help of a telescopic boom lift [at 5:58] on the show!

Weight: 72 lbs.
Item Measurements: 11.5(L) x 11.5(W) x 30.75(H)

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