The burial marker of Thomas Howe Ridgate at Betty's Delight in Port Tobacco.
The Chimney House spent much of the 19th century in need of repair and by the 20th century it was nearly lost. Fortuntely, it was saved and is an historic jewel today.
The Chimney House restored
The Chimney House in the 1970's. (Note in the foreground the foundation of the Brawner Hotel.)