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Thursday, November 8, 2012

Couple dig into home with a past

A room that now serves as a family room was, in 1814, used as a post office and store by owner Caleb Bentley, who had been named Brookeville's first postmaster by President Thomas Jefferson. President James Madison spent the night there in 1814 after fleeing British forces who burned the White Hou