This 2001 photograph shows one of the 3 distinct types of brick used in the fireplace/chimney of the old farmhouse on the Michael Korns, Sr. Somerset County PA family homestead. Up to the attic floor the bricks were crude like this one, having a rough misshapen home-made appearance, and the mortar was equally crude. From the attic floor to the roof a better looking grade of brick was used, and the mortar has a more professional appearance. The brick above the roof had a white glaze on the outside, as did the chimneys on the nearby Daniel Korns, Jr. family home.
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