Moses King Brick and Tile Works National Historic District http://tspr.org en New Museum for Brickyard History http://tspr.org/post/new-museum-brickyard-history <p>McDonough County’s only National Historic District now includes a museum. The one room building contains artifacts from the old <a href="http://kingbrickyard.org/" target="_blank">Moses King National Brick and Tiles Work</a> Company near Colchester.</p><p>One of the artifacts is a brick signed by company founder Moses King. Current owners Tim Schroll and Dev said they stumbled across it one day among the countless bricks on the grounds.</p><p>Schroll said it was akin to coming across a needle in a haystack.</p> Mon, 15 Oct 2012 18:22:26 +0000 Rich Egger 22974 at http://tspr.org New Museum for Brickyard History The Moses King Brick & Tile Works National Historic District http://tspr.org/post/moses-king-brick-tile-works-national-historic-district <p>Rich Egger's guest is Tim Schroll of the <a href="http://kingbrickyard.org/" target="_blank">Moses King Brick &amp; Tile Works National Historic District</a> near Colchester.<br><br>Schroll said that after years of searching for an engineering firm, they've found one willing to tackle the process of rehabilitating the Brickyard's beehive kilns.<br><br>“In fact, they're so excited about it that they've assigned a grant worker to our case to try to raise the funds for the structural analysis, which is the first step in the process of getting the kilns rebuilt,” said Schroll.</p> Fri, 17 Aug 2012 15:53:05 +0000 Rich Egger 20153 at http://tspr.org The Moses King Brick & Tile Works National Historic District