Ypsi high school students take a burned out 150 year-old building in Depot Town and use it as an outdoor gallery for Civil War-inspired art.
"A public art display created by Ypsilanti High School students was installed Friday morning on the west side of the nearly 150-year-old Thompson Block building in Depot Town.
Mary Delcamp, president of the Historic Eastside Neighborhood Association, and her husband John Delcamp, member of the Civil War Reenacting Company E, 17TH Michigan Infantry, came up with the idea.
The building served as Union Army barracks during the Civil War. During the war, the basement was used to prepare food, the ground floor was a wagon repair shop and soldiers lived on the second floor and part of the third floor."
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