Monthly Archives: December 2011

Used in aiming cannon from a ship in the War of 1812? A lantern at Oatlands sparks new discoveries

There are always new things to discover at Oatlands. Recently, we’ve been taking stock of our artifacts related to the War of 1812, because we are coming up on the bicentennial of what historians have called America’s Second War for … Continue reading

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Oatlands’ Carter Barn…Progress and photos

As Oatlands continues work on the circa 1821 brick bank barn restoration, we are putting archeology aside for the winter and focusing on some needed interior repairs.The flooring in the barn has aged well for the most part, but there … Continue reading

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