BRICK HALF HOUSE

Old House Journal - - My Neighborhood -

Trav­el­ers find­ing them­selves in Morristown are cap­ti­vated by its early- to mid-19th-cen­tury build­ings in Fed­eral, Greek Re­vival, and Ital­ianate styles. Wagon­maker Jonas Bern­hard built this brick half-house in 1838; it is one of the few in Ohio still stand­ing along the Na­tional Road. Bricks were fired on site and laid in Flem­ish bond pat­tern. Wooden pegs—no nails—were found dur-

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