Located in Dresden TN, Moran Place was built by J.W. Moran for his wife Sophia Reilly Gunn. It's a modified design of George Barber's Cottage no. 36 from Book No. 2. Construction began in early 1895 but put on hold when Sophia became Ill and died Oct 7 1895. Construction resumed a few months later. The items presented here are from Moran Place.
Thursday, June 9, 2011
At home in Dresden, 1918
This is Virginia Shumate Moran holding her second born, Nathan Harrell Moran (b April 1918). The fellow in the sailor suit is his older brother James Henderson Moran IV. This picture is from a scanned negative that was taken in 1918.