The Ethyl A. Pigg Memorial Cooker
Front (l) and back (r) of Dan Gill's in-the-house pit.
Now, folks, most people build a house and then add a barbecue pit in the backyard. But not Dan Gill, the Virginia banana "imperor". No, sir, he built his house around the Ethyl A. Pigg Memorial Cooker. If anyone else told you the story, you would not believe them. So go here and read Dan's accounting of it for yourself.