Landmark & Historical Place
at a Glance
A Distinct Identity
Mooreland House was established in 1891 as Col. Daniel Lawson Moore built the house for his new wife Minnie Ball Moore.
This page is dedicated to the rescue of the Mooreland House. It was purchased while in total disrepair, and we will update as we make much needed improvements.
OUR RECENT BLOG POSTS
This week’s video is where we try to remove stones that are preventing other stones from falling. It was a great architectural feature and lasted well over 100 years but it is a little precarious taking it down. Nothing a few well placed straps can’t fix though.
We take down some of the big stones that are at an angle in this video. The original crafters made slots in the top of the stones to accept the wedges that they would have used to lift the stones. It was easy to figure out where the weight was centered since they did it…
This week’s video is about when we discovered that the south dormer had moved. We set about getting ready to dismantle the dormer before it can fall down. Kerry does some fancy Bertha driving to wedge her in between a big tree and the Mooreland House. Obviously we put the Powder Room project on hold…
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