Hodgson donated an exceptional 1850s Rosewood boudoir table
that is being displayed in the front hall. Jim Carter has
loaned a beautiful 1870s Sea Scape in its original frame which
hangs over a sideboard in the dining room. Janet Clark donated
a lovely 1850s Old Paris inkwell which is on display in the
double parlor. Freda Durrett of Durrett Studios in Atlanta
cleaned and stabilized a large, late-18th century landscape
on loan from Anita Sams Holton. Fred McLean of McLean’s
Refinishing has completed a beautiful restoration on a ca.
1830 late-Federal/early-Empire sideboard which was donated
by Sandy Hudson. Artist Charles Pinckney is currently resizing
and restoring period ornate stamped brass window cornices
which will be installed in the dining room and Lyndon room
this summer. These cornices were also donated by Sandy Hudson.
Athens-Clarke Heritage Foundation would like to thank all
these patrons for their generous donations, and the artists
for their excellent restoration work. If you have furniture,
decorative arts or historical items of Athens’ provenance
and appropriate to the periods interpreted by the Ware-Lyndon
House that you would like to be considered for the collection,
please call the Athens-Clarke Heritage Foundation.