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Set in Stone: Trecek House / Cuba Cash Store

Siblings childhood home shares limestone DNA with Cuba Cash By Cynthia Scheer Telescope News www.thebellevilletelescope.com Bob Trecek and his sister, Joan Holmberg, don’t know when their family home was built. Much of the early history surrounding the two-story, flat-roofed stone home is a mystery, the pair said. The Treceks do know that the house was …

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Set in Stone: Stone Cellars

Underground mysteries Arched-ceiling cellars are tribute to early masons By Deb Hadachek Telescope editor www.thebellevilletelescope.com It’s the architecture underground that draws Jack Hofman to Republic County. The archaeology professor at the University of Kansas digs regularly into the soil at the Pawnee Indian Village State Historic Site at Republic to undercover the round earth lodges …

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Set in Stone: Scotch Castle / French Chateau – Minersville

‘Scotch Castle’ built by elite Minersville family By Cynthia Scheer Telescope News www.thebellevilletelescope.com Minersville was once home to two stone castles: The French Chateau of Charles Murray, and the 1878-built Scotch Castle of Alexander Henderson. The Hendersons, who came from Scotland, were prominent miners lived in a still-visible dugout until Alexander Henderson built the family a …

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