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Mark and Sharon Weber recently saved the historical Barkshire House from demolition when they paid cash for the home. Barkshire  once housed runaway slaves and put Rising Sun on the map as an Underground Railroad town. The newlyweds plan to renovate room by room, keeping as much authenticity as possible. Tiffany Clark/The Rising Sun Recorder

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The Barkshire House

Newlyweds save historic house from demolition

You may have seen a fluffy cat roaming the yard or the fresh “No Trespassing” signs that now mark the property at 201 North Poplar. The cat’s name is Buffy.