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Registry of Historic Places, was instrumental in the beginning establishment of Vigo County. And served as her family home when they relocated from Missouri. “We purchased the home from the Historical Society, they were gifted the home from Tony Hulman,” she explains. “We just liked the house I guess, we aren’t from here originally so there wasn’t a strong connection. I don’t know why we didn’t stop in the process because there was so much to do and so much paperwork to gain possession, but we just didn’t stop.” Sallie and her late husband Donald were antique collectors, to which Sallie says the home was “the largest antique I ever had.” She adds the home has “really good bones” and deep brick in tribstar.com/terrehauteliving the basement. With more than 4,000 square feet, the home has a brick exterior with stone foundation, original interior doors and trim and 19th-cen- tury stairway and fireplaces. Included are three bedrooms, two bathrooms, a dining room, two “parlors,” a full basement, front porch and back deck. The property sits on 5.8 acres. According to Indiana Landmarks, the property will be sold with a preservation easement requiring exterior work to be approved by the organization. Over the years Sallie explains hundreds of people have come through the house, even the Historical Society hosted an annual dinner at the home and in a tent on the lawn in the 1990s. Both the Terre Haute Tribune-Star and Indianapolis January/February 2019 • Terre Haute Living 43