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Hampton National Historic Site

The icehouse

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The ice house was built at the same time as the mansion. The grass-covered brick dome encloses a 33-foot deep pit. It was filled in winter with snow and ice, which were used throught the year for food preparation and refrigeration. Large trees shade the ice house in the summer.

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