Historic Ware-Lyndon House Mission Statement

The mission of the Ware-Lyndon Historic House Committee (a standing committee of Historic Athens) is to assist in completing an appropriate historic rehabilitation of the original structure; to selecct special furnishings that define the period chosen for each room; to research and prepare historical displays of relevant materials for the enjoyment of local citizens and visitors; to promote the building as a local treasure;and to raise private funds to aid in the fulfillment of the goals (written 1996)

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Gold, ornate oval frame. Currently not on display

Needle Point

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mid-1800s: Needle point motif of child. Retains well-carved original frame

Mantel Mirror

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3-part American Classical over-mantle mirror