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Tolzman, C.R. - Root Cellar

Pottawatomie Township

Pottawatomie County

This native stone arched cellar is built into small hillside to the west of an abandoned wood frame house. It opens directly into the back of the house. The front entrance likely collapsed but in any case the stone from it has been removed for other purposes. Refer to the George Atkins structure for possible insight as to what entrance might have looked like. The compound of buildings includes a number of other wood structures but apparently no other's made of stone. The cave opens to the east and is 18'(L)10'(W)x8'(H).