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  • 76) Porch repair work completed!

    76) Porch repair work completed! - August 16, 2001 Volunteer Dave Ravasio completes the porch repairs, including the replacement of the entire floor, which was in bad shape before he started work. This effort also included repairs to trim boards, posts and a couple of new coats of paint. Looks great...
    Posted to Work Log (Weblog) by Paul on 08-16-2001
  • 74) Site plan help

    74) Site plan help - August 13, 2001 Walt Landgraf meets with a teacher from the Regional #7 Vo-Ag program to look over the grounds of the Squires Tavern. Vo-Ag students will start a site study in September and prepare a site plan to help manage the 2.5 acre grounds of the Squires Tavern.
    Posted to Work Log (Weblog) by Paul on 08-13-2001
  • 63) Friends of the Tavern launched

    63) Friends of the Tavern launched - June 28, 2001 Sixteen volunteers stuff envelopes for the town wide mailing for the Friends of the Squires Tavern (see photo below). Over thirteen hundred envelopes are readied in just 90 minutes. The mailing asks for monetary contributions and volunteer labor to support...
    Posted to Work Log (Weblog) by Paul on 06-28-2001
  • 57) Work party

    57) Work party - May 23, 2001 Five volunteers work on the inside of the building cleaning floors, door and window trim. The water system is partially turned on. (Charlie Lynes working on the floors, Walt Landgraf, Dave Ravasio and Harriet Winchenbaugh washing doors and trim.).
    Posted to Work Log (Weblog) by Paul on 05-23-2001
  • 55) Squires Tavern garden work starts

    55) Squires Tavern garden work starts - May 18, 2001 Kim McManus, with help from Fred Warner, starts work on the period garden near the Squires Tavern building. Beds are worked up and walk ways laid out.
    Posted to Work Log (Weblog) by Paul on 05-18-2001
  • 54) Floor plans completed

    54) Floor plans completed - May 18, 2001 Amy Connolly completes a set of floor plans of the Squires Tavern. These will be invaluable for planning and restoration work on the building.
    Posted to Work Log (Weblog) by Paul on 05-18-2001
  • 52) Work party

    52) Work party - May 9, 2001 Four volunteers put in a couple of hours at various jobs at the Squires Tavern, including more clean-up tasks inside, some brush cutting outside and removing grass from the stone walk leading to the north and west doors.
    Posted to Work Log (Weblog) by Paul on 05-09-2001
  • 49) Work party

    49) Work party - May 6, 2001 Six energetic volunteers work on cleaning up the building. Left over building materials are stored away for future use, junk and various other items belonging to the State DEP are removed and every room in the building is vacuumed. Two photos from the work day are shown below...
    Posted to Work Log (Weblog) by Paul on 05-06-2001
  • 45) Garden survey

    45) Garden survey - April 14, 2001 Kim McManus surveys the area around the Squires Tavern building for an appropriate area to lay out a herb and/or period garden. She has agreed to help establish the garden as part of her outreach project in the UConn master gardener course.
    Posted to Work Log (Weblog) by Paul on 04-14-2001
  • 37) Work starts on producing a set of building plans

    37) Work starts on producing a set of building plans - January 14, 2001 Architectural designer Amy Connolly volunteers to begin work on a set of plans of the building. Walt Landgraf and Charlie Lynes assist her in recording many of the necessary building dimensions needed to work up the plans, which...
    Posted to Work Log (Weblog) by Paul on 01-14-2001
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