More Kent House Pics

I promised a few more pics from our visit to Kent House Plantation in Alexandria, LA.  I don’t have a lot of good ones and unfortunately, I didn’t take pictures of the outside of the house.

This bathtub even has a separate foot tub.

This bathtub even has a separate foot tub.

Open hearth and oven in the detached kitchen.

Open hearth and oven in the detached kitchen.

Combination fireplace/open hearth for cooking in servant's home.

Combination fireplace/open hearth for cooking in servant’s home.  The round, iron stand would have held a pot of food.  A fire would have been built underneath the pot.

Pie Safe for keeping baked goods safe from flying insects.

Pie Safe for keeping baked goods safe from flying insects.

This is a close-up of the design punched into the tin plates covering the openings of the pie safe.  Notice the intricacy of the design.

PieSafeCloseUp600xA different way of life for sure than what we live today.

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