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Nollar, L. - Root Cellar

Newbury Township

Wabaunsee County

This arched cellar is built under a stone outbuilding on a homestead located about 25 yards to the northwest of where the home of Mrs. M. Krienitz (1881), L. Nollar (1902) and later the Gnot family. This house was made of stone and would have had a cellar beneath it. So this cellar would have likely been strictly a root cellar. The building above was used as a smokehouse. It was accessed by several stairs that would have descended down a long flight of stairs which were covered by roofed structure. This is still standing other than its roof. The cave opens to the east and measures 16’(L)x9’(W)x 6.5’(H).