How cool is this! My mom called to tell me that she opened the Greenville News and saw a picture of our house…two thirds of it anyway! The weather has been so bad for the past few weeks that we are kind of stuck…we have the second and third floors moved, and are waiting for the rain to stop and the ground to dry up
More exciting news! Yesterday I went to the house and this is what I saw… And this is what was at our lot… And this morning this is what was at our lot… Now we just have to move the bottom floor! I spent the morning up on Glassy Mountain with the previous owner of the house…she is WONDERFUL! She gave me a stack of
I haven’t posted in over a month! I have a lot of news! The second story came off… For Christmas, my son located the parlor mantle that was missing… A man had removed it, and had been storing it in his barn… The three pieces of the third floor and the three pieces of the second floor will be moving to our lot this week!!
I went over to the house this morning with the hubby and he took a ton of new pictures. The link to the pictures is here on Flickr. This is what the third floor looks like now! The rooms are braced, and the third floor is ready to be cut into three pieces and loaded on a truck! Here is where they have the cut
It is so exciting! Last week we were featured in The Greenville News. No, I am not 14 months pregnant, even though I look like it in the picture. I didn’t know they were taking my picture that day! The house movers have started cutting up the third floor…they will be cutting each floor into three pieces. We have been measuring the lot, trying to
Greater Greer News 10/24/2012, Page A01 Historic house on the move in Greer Couple to restore Barnwell home By Katie Jones Greater Greer News email@example.com The Newsomes stumbled upon the Arthur Barnwell house. Kary Newsome’s mom was having back surgery at the Village at Pelham — a stone’s throw from the house on State14 in Greer. Her husband, John Newsome, went to check on her
What an exciting weekend! Our house mover started bringing in equipment! I was so happy when I saw the beams under the house, I almost started crying! It is finally happening! The boys had a blast with the skid steer over at the lot, clearing trees, rocks, vines and everything else to get the lot ready. There are a lot of decisions to be made.
I know I haven’t posted a moving update in a while, but we have been in a bit of a holding pattern! Here is a recap of what has happened since April: Here is what the house looked like when we found it. We removed the 5 chimneys, 8 fireplaces, foundation, doors, hardware, HVAC, moldings, wainscoting, and anything else that was removable. We cleared the
I got off to a really good start with my blog. I had over 2,000 hits my first week, which I think is pretty spectacular! Thank you! Then I put a little too much on my plate. I have a little problem with shopping for antiques and “junque”, as my husband and I call it. I justified my problem by thinking that I would be