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.
Tuesday, January 24, 2012
Civil War Era Group of Young Ladies
From the Moran Family Collection
This is another picture from the Moran family collection. It was found among the papers of Virginia Shumate Moran.
We think the center girl dressed in black with black gloves is a widow.