The restoration of Morton's One-Room Schoolhouse begain in the year of 1996 and completed in the year of 2013 . The restoration work was slow in the begaining . First the outside of the building had to be restored . This took some time and a lot of work . After the outside restoration was completed , the work was slow at first on the interior . The restoration was completed in the year 2013 . This slide show starts from the year 1995 when the building was being prepared for the move to the new site two miles away. The side show shows the restoration process from the begaining to the end of the restoration of the exterior.

 

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School before and after move .
School before and after move .

School building as it sat on the original site and the move to the new site two miles away to 735 main street ext. , Swansboro, N.C. And restoration of the exterior of the school building.

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School before and after move .
School before and after move .

School building as it sat on the original site and the move to the new site two miles away to 735 main street ext. , Swansboro, N.C. And restoration of the exterior of the school building.

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Pictures courtesy of Jack Dudley from his book ( Swansboro A Pictorial Tribute ).

Pictures courtesy of Jack Dudley from his book ( Swansboro A Pictorial Tribute ).