The shower. A slave would come in and fill the top with water and then you stoop in the bucket and took your shower.
Daddy with Caitlyn in the nursery, we threatened we would leave her here but the tour guide just laughed...lol
If you look at the cards there are no numbers, that is because it was illegal to gamble and not having numbers meant not gambling....yeah right....lolThere is only one liqueur cabinet and it can only be in the gentleman's room because back then it was illegal for women to drink.
One of the sisters that lived in this house was related to Martha Washington, yes that's right! and Martha gave this painted tapestry to the lady of the house....AWESOME!!!!!
Brian and I having some fun with Statues!!!
Beautiful, is all i have to say!!!
They have a resident Peacock, he was kind of friendly, just wouldn't let us pet him.
We never saw her, but we were kind of hoping we would...lol
This is the kitchen, back then kitchens were not in the house, for fire safety reasons they were located in another building away from the main house.
The Dining room. At the top of the picture there is a big board, a slave child would pull on a rope and make that swing back and forth to keep the flies off the food. That's where you get the saying: SHOO FLY.
CANOPY BED, ORIGINAL TO THE HOUSE. ALSO INSTEAD OF HAVING A BOX-SPRING THERE ARE ROPES RIGHT UNDER THE MATTRESS AND EVERY NIGHT YOU WOULD HAVE TO TIGHTEN THEM... THAT'S WHERE "SLEEP TIGHT"CAME FROM
A Bath Tub
We are upstairs out on the porch, it was very cool and it's high enough where mosquitoes don't go!