Posts Categorized: Exterior

Animal Rescue

Today, I became a real farmer – well, sort of! Laurel Russell Shaver, Jay Lavery, John Hall, and I participated in an animal rescue. A nearby neighbor had to give up all of their animals. They had 16 horses, two alpacas, a llama, tons of sheep, goats, rabbits, chickens, ducks and geese.

The Roseboro Ice House – coming down

Unfortunately, the old Roseboro Ice House was beyond saving and we are in the process of tearing it down. I did, however, save all of the neat old hardware.  The door is actually not just a regular door. It is about 8″ thick and has an insulated tin casing attached behind it. It is extremely… Read more »

Roseboro Colors Chosen

The new colors for the Roseboro have been chosen. Rymn Parsons and Barbara Melera were on the right track. The main exterior will be Opal Cream (Behr 300 A-1) with Bright White trim around the windows and porch. The shutters and doors will be Chipotle Paste (also Behr PPU2-1) which is a burgundy color. (Yes,… Read more »

1996 Repairs

Many major repairs were done by Dennis Giacomo after he purchased the Roseboro Hotel in 1996. The building had sat vacant following the hotel closure in 1963. Thirty-three years of neglect had taken its toll on the structure. The entire roof had to be replaced, porches were repaired or replaced, new steps added – just… Read more »