Located in Dresden TN, Moran Place was built by J.W. Moran for his wife Sophia Reilly Gunn. The house is 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.
Thursday, June 9, 2011
John Williamson Moran and family, ca 1890
Left to right: Ida Moran, Sophia Riley Gunn Moran (seated), Charles Harrell Moran, Marion Moran, Fannie L. Moran, John Williamson Moran, James Henderson Moran. This picture was taken abt 1890-1893 because Sophia Moran died in 1895 in the yellow fever epidemic.