Landmarks serve as reminder of enduring heritage

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By Bonnie Strassell

Most are gone now, ghosts of the past, leaving behind little trace except that which is stored in the memories of elderly Owen countians.
Many were showcases of elegance; others created imposing and picturesque images; yet all embraced treasures of history that at times still whisper secrets of the past
It was a stately gray brick house built by John J. Alexander around 1868 and located three miles from Wheatley on the Wheatley-Moxley road. The home was constructed with bricks burned on the premises and contained 10 rooms, three center halls and four enclosed stairways.

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