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Lane, D.W. - Root Cellar

Bala Township

Riley County

This arched cellar is built off the west side of what would have likely been the basement cellar of a house which has long since been destroyed. Now only a couple walls of the building foundation remain along with the cellar. It's located on the Fort Riley military reservation only a mile south of Bala. It It There are several other foundations located around this structure and sprawl around through the surrounding forest. It might have been a small community of houses at some point. All have been nearly completely erased. The structure is completely underground and opens up to the east into the stone foundation. It measures 8'(L)x5.5'(W)x5.5'(H).