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Remains salvaged from pre-Civil War mansion

March 5, 2008 | 12:00 a.m. CST
The remains of the Crestmead Mansion still stand south of Pilot Grove after a fire destroyed much of the house Monday afternoon. The house was built in 1859 and was on the National Register of Historic Places. The fire burned for 13 hours from Monday afternoon into Tuesday morning, but neither of the house's residents was injured.

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