Old Reeves Homeplace, Hartselle, Alabama, historic picture 1920.
By Barbara S. Duncan, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR
Painful, that's what it is......to go to an estate sale and find old pictures that the family apparently no longer cares for. That is why I have this one and many others along with it. The back of the picture even tells who the folks are. Oscar Hooker Reeves, Howard Truman Reeves, Grace M Reeves, (wife of Oscar H.) Estelle Reeves (daughter of Phil Reeves) made about 1920 at Reeves Homeplace, Hartselle, AL.The house is indeed interesting to me, a person who sells real estate, and I like the way it shows so much about the way of life then. Look at the gate, which probably kept the livestock or other animals away from the house. Back then no one mowed a yard, did they? And I wonder if the roof REALLY sagged in the middle or it was just the photography that makes it appear to sag.And l...