Historic Rural Construction

Historic Rural Construction Presented by Nicholas Gambrell. Nick Gambrell’s passion has long been historic rural construction of the region. The lecture will cover building styles, construction methods & ranges from farmhouses to log cabins. Click here for the Speakers Bureau Application.

One Piece at a Time: Moving Historic Structures

One Piece at a Time: Moving Historic Structures Presented by Nicholas Gambrell. Nick Gambrell has moved many historic structures over the years by disassembling and reassembling. This lecture illuminates the painstaking process as well as looking at a variety of historic properties that have been relocated. Click here for the Speakers Bureau Application.

Silas Butts: The Legacy of a Moonshiner

Silas Butts: The Legacy of a Moonshiner Presented by Nicholas Gambrell. This lecture looks at the interesting concept of history vs. memory using the microhistory of one man’s legacy. Silas Butts was a moonshiner in Oconee County who also ran a grist mill and an unofficial orphanage. But people remember him differently- either as a … Read more