Sunday, July 22, 2007

SS House Restoration

Dick Hart recently visited the SS House site to check on its progress.

Replacing the old roof and shingles.

Repairing the stone foundation.

Replacing sills and studs.

View from east side.
Original house to right, ell to left.

Pictures by Richard Hart

Tuesday, July 17, 2007

SS House Again

More pictures by R-Lou Barker of restoration work at Strawbridge-Shepherd House.

Concrete blocks, original stones, new sills.

Timbers for use as sills or beams.

Five-acre prairie behind the house.

Original barn, to the rear.

Monday, July 16, 2007

SS House Today

R-Lou Barker made a recent visit to the Strawbridge-Shepherd House and shot pictures of its restoration progress. (Click on pictures to enlarge.)

An elegant sign announces the project and its sponsors.

Front view of a Greek-Revival beauty.

Tom Bundy, at work on the foundation.

Old stones and sill; note the rotting.

More pictures to come in next entry.