Category Archives: General Information

One Eye on the Weather

This article, as well as the local weather guru on Facebook, have us nervous about what weather might be headed our way Wednesday into Thursday. For those of you who were with us last year, you might remember this post about the … Continue reading

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Pictures from John Allen Jr.

In 2004, during two very hot days, John Allen Jr. and photographer Walter Smalling visited Vinton Manor as they compiled stories and pictures for the book “An Uncommon Vernacular.” It was a very sad time for the Hayes family, as … Continue reading

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Facelift

Facelift could refer to any number of projects we have going on at the house, but this time we are referring to our digital lives. We’ve decided to update our name to Vinton Manor instead of Jacks-Manning Farm. The house … Continue reading

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Labor Day

So many things getting done and so many things happening.  It’s an exciting time! Plus, summer is winding down, and while I like summer, I LOVE fall.  We’re excited to see what the area has to offer us this fall. … Continue reading

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Story Time

Rich and his dad have been over at the house every night this week trying to clear the debris.  The heat indices have been in the high 90s and 100s, and I am sure it is miserable work for both … Continue reading

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Reno Life

Renovations are hard. Period. I’m sure I could leave it at that and anyone who has attempted a reno would understand.  Maybe even some who haven’t ever had their lives turned upside down by the process would feel our pain. … Continue reading

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Floor Plans Now Up!

Rich has been working hard on creating floor plans for the house, not only to help you all visual the space, but also for permitting purposes. You can find them as a page on the header or follow the link … Continue reading

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