Fieldwork in South Carolina
This past weekend I set off for a lovely weekend in South Carolina, brought on by an assignment: documenting a c.1905 parsonage in Georgetown, about an hour north of Charleston. Given my husband’s and my love of Charleston, we decided to make a weekend of it and stay there, and I took Saturday afternoon to run up and do the measurements of the old house. Best of all worlds!
Most of the stuff once stored in the house had been moved down to the first floor rooms… this made getting through them a bit of an adventure, involving moving stacks of children’s chairs and sliding around old refrigerators. At one point, the charming
That said, the upstairs rooms were cleared out and gorgeous: good light, lovely moldings, gobs of potential. The group is considering making it a sort of visitors’ center for those who come see the church… I wouldn’t be surprised if they had people coming to see the house just for itself, too. It certainly was a treat for me; now I just have to take my mess of measurements and make it presentable!