During the early 1900s the old McCormack home suffered through several exterior changes. Three of the original chimneys were capped off below the roof line and a short and ugly chimney was built directly onto the front of the house. A frame porch room was built onto the west wall and a 1930s style porch was built onto the front of the house. All these changes gave the once imposing home a very stunted appearance. The red brick walls were also stuccoed and painted white. By the early 1980s, the condition of the house had taken a toll from having been rented and ransacked by vandals. The once stately antebellum home was tom down in the early 1990s.
There are still a few descendants of Joseph McCormack in the area today. One descendant, Mrs. Cleo Williams of Atlanta, has made several efforts to preserve the McCormack family cemetery which is located on the hill behind the old house site. Mrs. Williams has fenced the oldest part of the large cemetery, but long-term care is needed to preserve this long forgotten burial ground.