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August 2003 - Posts

  • 268) Squires Tavern work party

    268)   Squires Tavern work party - August 13, 2003
                     Dave Ravasio and Charlie Lynes continue preparations for plastering in the two small rooms on the north end of the second floor.

  • 267) Squires Tavern contractor work

    267)   Squires Tavern contractor work - August 11 and 12, 2003
                     Morse Electric and H&H Heating complete the installation of air conditioning at the Squires Tavern.  This represents the first time that the Historical Society collection benefits from improved climate controls and will allow us to better preserve the items in the collection.  Thanks to Walt Landgraf (assisted by Dave Ravasio and Charlie Lynes) for all his work with the contractors. 

  • 266) Squires Tavern work party

    266)   Squires Tavern work party - August 6, 2003
                     Volunteers Dave and Charlie worked on wall surface preparation and the installation of what is thought to have been an original partition near the second floor ball room.  Walt and Fred inspected the now exposed floor boards in the front parlor and took measurements of floor boards.  Contractor Ed Kostak and son were on hand to replace the north exterior door, install the door hardware and also install the iron hardware to the cellar hatchway.

    Dave and Charlie begin installing a partition that was removed by the State many years ago.

    Walt and contractor Ed Kostak install iron hardware on the north hatchway door.

  • 265) Plaster Contractor visit

    265)   Plaster Contractor visit - August 5, 2003
                     Walt and Linne Landgraf spend a good part of the day with plaster contractor Eugene Zordan inspecting the many areas that will need finish plaster work at the Tavern.  Eugene also points out the preparation work that Historical Society volunteers can accomplish in order to reduce the cost of the job.  Zordan hopes to do the plaster work in late October or early November.

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