Interior Second Floor
The second floor had six rooms in its heyday as a railroad
hotel. Two stairways led to the second floor. However, a partition wall which
was not taken down until the 40's renovations, divided the second floor in
half, possibly as one side for men and the other for women, although
recollections find that mostly men stayed overnight.
Designed as a room which will accommodate art classes and other
Donor Recognition: Palin Foundation
Leads to a balcony which overlooks the courtyard. (Make sure
you unlock the doors as you enter the balcony as they will lock behind you!)
The door connecting the annex to the historic structure retains the original
window arch. Table, pitcher, washing bowl: Estate of Miss Elva Templeton
Recognition: Carolina Power and Light Company
- MUSIC ROOM:
The donor's mother, Mrs. Larue Walker Hunter Isaacs, granddaughter
of Mr. and Mrs. J.R. Walker, taught music lessons in this room. The two small
chairs are the only pieces of furniture original to the building and were
donated by Mr. Wade Isaacs.
Donor recognition: Estate of Miss Elva Templeton (Ladie's Desk), Mr. and Mrs. J.P. (Junius Page) Shamburger, descendants of the Page Family (Portrait of Walter Hines Page), Pat & John Castranio (Platform Rocker), Frederick & Mary Ann Gasko (Sofa and Chairs), and B. Wade Isaacs in memory of his mother.
Example of the original teal color used in the building.
Donor recognition: R.O. & Jessie C. Heater Family
The small desk is from the estate of Miss Elva Templeton.
Room Recognition: Anne A. Kratzer
Note the two arched windows.
Donor Recognition: Mr. Tim Smith