RESTORING CORINTH'S DUNCAN HOUSE: A continuing update on the rehabilitation of the historic (circa 1858) home at 810 Polk St., Corinth, Mississippi, which served as headquarters to several Civil War generals.
Monday, September 14, 2015
It was a big day on Polk Street as we finished the first 'pier' under the Duncan House, complete with antique brick and the proper color/mix of mortar. There are probably 16-18 visible piers and should all look similar. In between the piers will be period latticework covering a dark background. I think it's going to look great! We hope to finish bricking the piers tomorrow.
By the way, you may have seen some of these bricks as you rode by the old Corinth Machinery Company. Aren't they beautiful? I understand Corinth Machinery Company was built around 1869, so they are close to matching the pre-war period…