Aunt Beck May House - Piedmont, MO
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
N 37° 10.025 W 090° 40.738
15S E 706078 N 4115930
Quick Description: Two markers here, one out front and one on the front wall
Location: Missouri, United States
Date Posted: 11/16/2014 10:00:38 AM
Waymark Code: WMMWVG
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Geo Ferret
Views: 2

Long Description:

County of marker: Wayne County
Location of marker: Piedmont Ave (MO 34), Piedmont
Marker erected by: The Wayne County Historical Society

Marker text:

AUNT BECK MAY HOUSE
EARLY HISTORY
First built at western edge of Mingo Swamp circa 1885. Aquired [sic] by William & Rebecca May, who dismantled and reconstructed on 43 acres of land deeded to William May as payment for services in the Civil War circa 1894.
RECENT HISTORY
Last owner of record -- - Earl & Ruth Carver
Donated by Earl & Ruth Carver to Evelyn (May) Wilson
Great Granddaughter to William & Rebecca May
She donated the house to the Wayne County Historical Society
To be reconstructed at the City of Piedmont
Dismantling began March 23, 1995, completed May 31, 1995
Logs moved to Piedmont by Earl Carver June 2, 1995
Reconstruction began by Wayne County Historical Society
Member and supporters, June 3, 1995
Reconstruction completed October 1995

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