Roxbury Township Historical Society
The Silas Riggs
Saltbox Home is a preserved Colonial Era, Revolutionary War period
residence. It is managed by the Roxbury Township Historical Society
as a 'Living History Museum', hosting a variety of events that bring
a sense of the past to those who step inside.
Of post and beam construction, held together with wooden pegs visible in the second story eaves, the Saltbox house, is so called because of its extended, rear sloping roofline, recalling the design of salt containers of colonial times.
The main room of the Silas Riggs home
The original stone hearth is still used for cooking
The hearth room for family meals
Bedroom with authentic Colonial era style clothing
Drakesville Historic District Buildings Main St, Ledgewood
next public opening
The photos above are just a taste, stand inside and really feel
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