by Eddy Cotton “heirloom noun /ˈeər·lum/ a valuable object that has been given by an older member of a family to a younger member of the same family, esp. one given several times in this way.” The holidays have come and gone, the new year is off and running. Let me tell you about a project I completed (with help…
To continue the Farmhouse Merchandise series, this post will cover more of the new farmhouse merchandise. This is an opportunity is to find out a little more about their original purpose, learn the history behind a few of these items, and to offer ideas for the use of these pieces. Some are ideal for the collector, others are candidates for…
Eco Relics has a wide variety of antiques, a treasure trove of history awaiting a new chapter in its life. Here is the opportunity to find out a little more about how these antique pieces were used, learn the history behind a few of these items, and to offer ideas for the use of these pieces.
Last month, Michael Murphy, one of the owners of Eco Relics, went to the estate sale in a farmhouse located on twenty-five acres off of Cedar Point Rd. in North Jacksonville. The farmhouse was built with bricks and beams from deconstructed southern churches.
In the early 1900's Florida's lush tropical beauty was embellished by the vibrant sunsets reflected in the pristine waters. Detailed windows of this era remain in the unique photographic art of E. G. Barnhill.
1840 Census: Compendium of the Enumeration of the Inhabitants and Statistics of the United States