Primitive Pine Mantel, 69.5" Wide x 52" Tall, Civil War Era Historic Inn Salvage



This primitive pine mantel was salvaged from the historic Cascades Inn in Healing Springs, Virginia. The hotel, built in 1850, was a property of the nearby Homestead Resort and was once used as a Confederate hospital during the Civil War.

The 69.5 inch wide x 51.75 inch tall mantel features a 46.75" wide x 34.5" tall firebox. The pine mantel features clean, classic lines and a 9.5" deep shelf with rounded corners.

Condition: Good salvaged condition, showing expected surface scuffs, scratches and paint loss. Some splintering is present along the bottom of each plinth.

History: This mantel 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 Grayson point out the mantel [at 4:44] on the show!

Weight: 86 lbs.
Item Measurements: 9.5(L) x 69.5(W) x 51.75(H)
Firebox: 46.75(W) x 34.5(H)

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