|Winston Co. Road 21 from Poplar Springs to Nauvoo|
|Gate to the property and signs posting for|
personal property and alarm system
|Upper house cottage moved to property|
from Double Springs, Alabama and is
location of Cecil Kilgore Family holiday gatherings
|Private Drive from the upper cottage to the main house|
Distance is approximately 1/8 of a mile.
|Circular drive from mail box and wooded yard near|
|Main House of Cecil and Beatrice Kilgore|
Originally it had only 4 rooms.
Presently it has 8 rooms.
|Off of Winston Co. Rd. 21, this is the driving|
entrance to the Virge and Sarah Kilgore home site
|Woods taken from the dirt road on to the property|
|Dirt road entrance on the old homestead|
|Tagged wire gate on road entrance|
recently put up by cousin, Jimmy Kilgore
next to a no trespass sign
|Dirt road ends into a big field going to the house|
|Field which has been bush hogged |
and a portion cut with a riding lawn mower ready
|The 100 year old house of Virge and Sarah Kilgore.|
9 children were reared in this small home.
|The chimney side of the old house build|
by Virge Kilgore
|Front view of the old Kilgore home place|
|The early morning sun is shining on the front porch|
of the old house as you see a panoramic view of
the blacksmith shop and the old barn shaded by two
enormous oak trees.
|Two big trees overshadow the barn structures|
|Small Shed on the property used for a garage and|
also for a storage area
|Originally this structure was a small barn but was|
mainly used as a blacksmith shed.
|The early morning sun beams through the trees and unto|
the large barn in the distance
|A front view of the blacksmith shop|
|A large back field behind the large barn. The very back|
portion of the field belongs to my brother, Mike.
He bush hogged the field for winter.
Our cousin, Jimmy Kilgore has a deer stand
on the edge of the field.
|The woods next to the back field.|
As a child we use to raise corn in the field, and also
watermellons, and peas.
|From the back field, this is a back side view|
of the barn.
|The old barn has been used for storage for some time.|
|Inside the old barn|
|Taken from the barn, this view is of the two big oak|
trees and the blacksmith shop and the old house
in the distance.
|The oak tree branches span across the yard between the|
house and the barn. There use to be a bigger
oak tree next to the house, but a portion of it fell
on the ground a few years ago. Presently, all that is
remaining is the trunk
|Front roof line of the barn|
|Side view of the old house.|
|Side view of the front portion of the old house|
|Side roof line of the old house|
|This view is taken from the field|
behind the old house looking toward the
barn and the larger back field with a panoramic view
of the woods circling the back field.
|This is an outhouse built on the property when|
we started having Kilgore Cousins' reunions there.
|A panoramic view taken from the back|
side of the front field to capture the
trees and house from a different angle.