ClientNational Park Service
Dates10/04/2021 – 04/25/2022
ArchitectJoseph K. Oppermann
Scope Of WorkTemporary metal bracing, replacement of wood lintels, wood materials for framing, natural hydraulic lime material, Robinson iron.
The Stafford Plantation on Georgia’s Cumberland Island was established in the early 19th century by Robert Stafford, Jr. Today all that remains of the plantation is a complex of 26 hearth-and-chimney ruins, which are the most visible remnants of the slave quarters.
Stone & Lime Historic Restoration Services was awarded the restoration of Cumberland Island Chimneys at Stafford Slave Settlement. The work includes stabilization of the remnant chimneys, including structural steel bracing, wood lintel replacement, and tabby brick and fired brick masonry repair, replacement and repointing.