The Restoration – Episode 3
After two days, the dumpster was getting close to overflowing with branches and debris. The holly bush was now history, but Sam’s scratched arms served as a reminder. Sam sat eating lunch on the porch. He got out his pen and started working the crossword from a 1927 newspaper found on a wall behind some wallpaper. Another thing he liked about restoration was what he found inside the walls—tools, cups, books, and once a civil war era Spencer rifle. Sam had traced the rifle to Colonel John T. Wilder’s Union cavalry unit and found it cost the government $35.
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