Life in Old South Central Alabama

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South of Birmingham, Alabama, United States
I am an antique trader in central Alabama....I love old houses... My log home was built in 1817 by my ancestors Benjamin and Hannah Harless Wilson .............. Outside the house are herb gardens and lots of pass-along plants................ No one in Alabama is in a hurry about anything......... Visitors think that the garden needs weeding and the furniture needs polishing....I am a direct descendant of Joseph Towne, whose two sisters Rebecca Towne Nurse and Mary Towne Easty were hanged in Salem, Massachusetts, in 1692 as witches. I am also a direct descendant of Pocahontas and husband John Rolfe.

Friday, March 28, 2014


Southern Pine Huntboard. The height is 42"   The one board top measures 19 1/2"  x 41".  At some point in its life it was painted green.  The story goes that hunt boards were taken outside so the men on horseback could throw their game on top on them


  1. That is beautiful. Loved the pictures from your previous posts too. You have some pretty things. Good eye

  2. I miss having a hunting man around who would bring his kill home and throw it upon the outside table, really LOL

    back in the day