Hall, Postell Cater, House
True Temper Rd., S side, approx. 1/8 mi. W of int. w/ Clinkscales Rd.;(Anderson County)
April 5 2002
Historic Core Shape:
Number of Stories:
Exterior Walls Materials:
pressed metal shingle
National Register Determination:
Signficant Architectural Features:
The home has one exterior end chimney with a stone base, rear gabled ell with engaged porch, six-over-six windows, and five associated outbuildings, including a large barn, and tenant house. All are frame with unfinished weatherboard, and raised seam metal roofing.
Electricity was installed in the house at some point. Portions of the foundation, particularly the rear wing, have been rebuilt with concrete block. One of the original exterior end chimneys has been removed.
Built by Postell Cater Hall. His son, Orin Lint Hall, was a carpenter and helped build the Gluck Mill. Orin grew up in the house. Family owned 151 1/2 acres. Site 0606 is a tenant house associated with this property, and was at one time James Hall (Orin's son) and his wife lived in the house. James was a brick layer, carpenter, farmer (cattle), and later worked at the fiberglass plant. He and his wife worked at the fiberglass plant for 20-30 years.
Source of Historical Information:
James Hall, interview 5 April 2002