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Brick Paver

Fri, 2013-02-15 14:54 -- administrator

Sturdy and inexpensive, brick pavers were used in the offices and corridors in the House wing. Following President Jefferson’s suggestion, some hexagonal floor tiles like this one were imported from France.

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