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Gordon, W. - Root Cellar

Bala Township

Riley County

This arched cellar is built off the north side of what would have been the basement cellar of a house which has long since been destroyed. It seems likely that the house above would have been wood frame. It's located on the Fort Riley military reservation only a mile or two south of Bala. It shares similar characteristics as the Jenkins cellar found in Bala. There are several other foundations located around this structure but all have been completely erased otherwise. The structure is completely underground and opens up to the south into the stone foundation. It measures 10'(L)x8'(W)x6'(H).