Captain Hardy Smith House

The Captain Hardy Smith House is located in Dublin, Georgia. It is the oldest home in Dublin on its original location. Built in 1873 it is located at 307 West Gaines Street in Downtown Dublin.

Thursday, October 29, 2015

Plantation Bell for Captain Hardy Smith House


Purchased this plantation bell from the proceeds of selling scrap from a 1920's home across the street.


Research shows it is a Poke #3. The date shows 1886. That is the date the bell cast was made not necessarily when it was sold.




The process of sanding the rust down.


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This part is called the clapper


Here is the upright


Spraying the bell black



Gold leaf on the bell


Painted the pole to reflect the colors of the house.



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