The Last Ash Pit

The Last Ash Pit

Ash pits were once a common sight along Louisville’s alleys. They were used for the disposal of coal ashes from houses and for burning trash. The beehive-shaped ash pit pictured above is believed to be the last of its kind in the area. This brick-style ash pit...
Restoring an Historic Stained-Glass Window

Restoring an Historic Stained-Glass Window

Update: read about the restoration of the window in September 2020 articles in the Daily Camera and the Colorado Hometown Weekly. For anyone visiting Louisville over the past 100 years, the Blue Parrot Restaurant was a familiar name and sight. You definitely saw their...
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