Parlor mantelpiece

Parlor mantelpiece
Correspondence between David Stone and James Sands concerning the construction of the mantelpiece helps date the construction of the mansion to around 1803. This mantelpiece is considered old-fashioned for the time period. The mantelpiece's charcoal gray paint indicates that it was intended for more public use. The accompanying video describes the construction of the mantelpiece, the history of the Hope mansion, and other fireplaces and mantelpieces in the mansion in more detail. Date approximated.
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Historic Hope Plantation
Location of Original
Historic Hope Plantation
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