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.

The restoration of the home included searching for mature pine suitable for cutting the large barge boards with no knots. The ones used came from the Altamaha Swamp around Hindsville, Georgia.

Sunday, September 10, 2017

Dining room restoration

3 years in the making. A restored dining room

Used as storage until restoration

Before Dry Wall installation

Dry Wall Installation by Edmudo!

Sanding Dry Wall..not fun!


Corner Posts before and then after

Crown molding from old blue house with a dead man works!

Restoring the Floor

Trap door to the root cellar. Floor boards are from the old blue house. This in order to match the rest of the floor.

Floor board restoration. Covered by paint.

Window restoration

Windows in the dining room were single pane replacements. Original windows were rotten. So blue house windows were restored for use.

Window Installed

These old windows use weights to move up and down

Old blue house window rollers. From rusted to restored.

Chair rails from old blue house

Restored base boards and chair rails.....all set for installation

Doorway before installation

Heart pine door from old blue house.

Original Hardy Smith Door