If you open your fridge today, take a moment to think of the energy expended to keep perishables cool in the past.
Consider the impact of the technology that allows us to have our favorite cold beverage first thing in the morning or late at night without walking outside to retrieve it.
How different would your life be without the convenience of modern refrigeration?
This springhouse was constructed on the property of my 6th great uncle Hezekiah Alexander before the revolutionary war. A rarity for its time due to its second story. Spring still runs through ground floor. Extra points for comments on what the top floor may have been used for.