Colonel Edward Bird (1825-1893) was a successful timber and turpentine operator before the Civil War. He joined Company A, Squadron B, Georgia Cavalry, as Captain. It was nicknamed Captain Bird’s Mounted Company, 2nd Battalion, Georgia Cavalry. Captain Bird was promoted to Lieutenant Colonel on 17 May 1862 and took command of the 2nd Battalion. He […]

via Colonel Edward Bird House, 1870, Guyton — Vanishing South Georgia Photographs by Brian Brown

When tackling a decoration or renovation project, it’s easy to go overboard with reclaimed wood. “It’s a touch of natural wood.” “It adds charm and whimsy.” But when it’s all over the place, it starts to look like a salvage yard. But as Joanna Gaines knows, you should pick your moments, and hit them out […]

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