The Innis House, a Testament to Fury

photo of the week for Tuesday, 2011, May 3
Photographer: Kurt Repanshek

The Innis House was built about 1861 on property owned by Martha Stephens. In 1861 it was lived in by John Innis, one of Martha's common law husbands.

The Innis House was lived in until the 1970s. After the house was sold to the park, restoration work returned the house to its 1862 appearance. Work crews removed modern layers of wood and wall paper revealing hundreds of bullet holes.

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