The Morton House around 1870, was a two story house,
prior to being hit by a tornado in the early 1900s, making it a single story home. The Brittains owned the house around 1890.
A photo of the George Morton House submitted to the National Register of Historic Places in 1983.
Photo courtesy of the National Park Service.
MORTON-BRITTAIN HOUSE VOLUNTEER SURVEY AND LIABILITY RELEASE FORMS
Now that the Morton-Brittain house has been moved to its new location, it will soon be placed on a permanent foundation and the restoration process will begin. For this next phase, we will be recruiting NHS and non-NHS folks to help with all aspects of the project. If you would like to be a part of this multi-year effort, please download and complete the forms below and return them as soon as possible to the Nolensville Historical Society. If you have friends or family that would also like to get involved, please share this information with them.
This will be a very important and fun project for the NHS. It will have multiple opportunities for everyone to become involved. Please read through the survey form to determine how your talents can best be used in helping us complete this project, and then mail the forms to 7248 Nolensville Road, Nolensville, TN 37135. We look forward to working with you!
Greg Bruss and Beth Lothers
Morton-Brittain House Move & Restoration Committee
John Sherwood Brittain family in front of Brittain homeplace, left: James (Jim), Bessie, Mrs. Kate Brittain, Harry, Pauline, Bargo, Annie Mary, John S. Brittain (shared by Will Brittain, Nolensville 1797-1987: Reflections of a Tennessee Town)