THE CAPITAL AREA 209 first but certainly not the last of the chapel’s silent audience. Despite the chapel’s grandeur, it failed in comparison to the vision that Margaret possessed for Annandale. Similar to the great Thornewood Castle, Annandale was a sight to behold: forty rooms, twenty-four hallways, and an indoor water tank. Once completed, Annandale became the epitome of class and luxury for miles around. During the construction of Annandale, Margaret’s youngest daughter, Helen, fell in love with Henry Grey Vick of Washington County. Having courted for two years, Helen and Henry were to be married in the chapel on May 21, 1859. On May 17, however, Henry was killed in a gun duel by a former school mate James Stith in Mobile, Alabama. His body was brought back to Annandale and buried beside Helen’s father at her behest. Henry would become the second addition to the chapel’s cemetery. A third addition to the chapel’s cemetery and the source of the “Ghost of Annandale” is that of Annie Delvin. Of Irish descent and educated in France, Annie Delvin was considered something of a genius. However, her brilliance was marred by a spinal deformity which caused her to have a hump in her back. To mask this physical feature, Annie adorned herself with a three pointed shawl. The widowed Helen Johnstone found solace in her PHOTO COURTESY OF THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS YARN FACTORY The Industrial Revolution began in 1760 in Great Britain. By the 1790s, the revolution had crossed the Atlantic to America. Factories, assembly lines, and technology drastically changed the way Americans manufactured goods. Yazoo City was home to a yarn factory in the early 1900s where cotton fibers were spun by machines into yarn. Children many times worked in these factories next to their parents, as labor laws either did not exist or were not strictly enforced.