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Two men daub the back of the single story side of the reconstructed Vance house.

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A worker shapes a log using a broad axe to prepare it for use in the reconstructed Vance house.

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A worker uses an adze to shape a log which will become part of the reconstructed Vance house.

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The old home c. 1950s which shows additions built on to the house over time and state of the house at the start of the reconstruction project.

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Three men stand in front of a log. The man on the left uses a double-bitted axe. The man in the center uses a broad axe. L-R: Roe Mann (of Enka section), Montford Mease (of Enka section), Pail Scoggins (of Brevard Road)

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The original fireplace stands alone after the old Vance house had been deconstructed. Men stand to the right of the fireplace, which provides a kind of scale.

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This photo was taken c. 1900s and is the oldest known photograph of the Vance house. The home is in a considerable state of disrepair at this point and has gone through significant changes over the years.

Two men daub the front of the single story side of the reconstructed Vance family home.

Three men work on different aspects of the reconstructed Vance house. All three men appear to be sawing or hewing wood.

Four men work on the first story of the reconstructed Vance house. The two men to the right appear to be sawing logs, and the men to the center-left appear to be placing those logs. The original fireplace is visible to the left.
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