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One of the two revolving serving devices at Adena, near Chillicothe, Ohio, built 1806-7.

One of the two revolving serving devices at Adena, near Chillicothe, Ohio, built 1806-7.

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Ohio Historical Society

One of the two revolving serving devices at Adena, near Chillicothe, Ohio, built 1806-7.

One of the two revolving serving devices at Adena, near Chillicothe, Ohio, built 1806-7. Benjamin Henry Latrobe planned this house for Senator Thomas Worthington, one of Thomas Jefferson’s frequent dinner guests. The senator may have based the design of these rotating shelves on those he admired at the President’s House.

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