From the Archives: Florence, Neb.

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James C. Mitchell house at  8314 N. 31st. Street. Mitchell built this house in 1864. When the "Widow's Walk" was added, the tree was not taken into consideration, so a hole was cut into the porch, rather than cut down the pine tree. Undated photo. THE WORLD-HERALD ARCHIVES

James C. Mitchell house at 8314 N. 31st. Street. Mitchell built this house in 1864. When the “Widow’s Walk” was added, the tree was not taken into consideration, so a hole was cut into the porch, rather than cut down the pine tree. Undated photo. THE WORLD-HERALD ARCHIVES

James C. Mitchell house at 8314 N. 31st. Street. Mitchell built this house in 1864. When the “Widow’s Walk” was aded, the tree was not taken into consideration, so a hole was cut into the porch, rather than cut down the pine tree.
This house has been mistaken for Brigham Young’s house, or the “Mormon House” through the years. Young had left 7 years before this house was constructed.

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