Victorian floors in the front parlor: Unraveling the mystery of original use

The Victorian floors in the Roff Home have been a mystery, especially the front parlor’s baffling combination of plain plank flooring and ornate trim. My restoration of the flooring and my own use of the room helped the mystery be unraveled.

670 people visit Roff Home (and its basement) in 2009

“Can we scream?” asked one teenage girl when she and her friends enterred the home. “Of course,” we responded. “That’s what Halloween is for.”