Stone and Lime Historic Restoration Services | PROJECTS

GENERAL PEMBERTON HEADQUARTERS
VICKSBURG, MS

  • Location
    Vicksburg, MS
  • Client
    National Park Service
  • Project Size
    $703,758
  • Dates
    10/1/2021 - 9/30/2022
  • Scope Of Work
    Disassemble and rebuild roof, front porch and exterior restoration.
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PROJECT SUMMARY

Stone & Lime Historic Restoration Services was contracted to disassemble and rebuild the roof, two-story front porch and exterior restoration of the General Pemberton Headquarters. Work for this project fell into two categories. First category consisted of: front porch restoration, including disassembling, repairing and reconstruction of the first and second story porches located on the North side of the structure; reconstruct and pour new foundations; and repair and repoint brick masonry that deteriorated due to weathering. The second category included the following roof work: removal of the existing roof cover; repair and replace the main roof framing and damaged roof deck boards; install a new slate roof; repair gutters and downspouts; and repair cornice millwork at the roof.

HISTORIC CONTEXT

The General Pemberton Headquarters is located in Vicksburg, Mississippi. Built in 1836, the building served as headquarters for General Pemberton. It was at this location, in 1863, the General made the decision to surrender to Union forces. In 1976, the house was declared a National Historic Landmark and today serves as a museum.

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