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  • My third grader really enjoyed his tour today. He was excited to see the Civil War sword and the children's toys. Thanks for an informative and fun tour!
    Claire Davenport


    August 5th, 2012

    Saturday, August 4, 2012 saw McAllister House filled with Scouts and friends and family as Tim Force of Troop 101 did an Eagle Scout project that benefited the Museum.  With the help of Troop 504 they downed dead trees, stained picnic benches, repainted the flaking porch and redid all the trim on the Carriage House. This involved sanding and priming and painting and hours of work.  Upon taking down a large dead tree in the front yard it was discovered it had been invaded by ants and hollowed out and most liked doomed to fall in the next heavy wind.  A tree stump in the back yard was laboriously dug out.  Paint was donated by Sherwin Williams and all this maintenance was done with absolutely no cost to the Museum!  Thank you Tim and all his helpers for a job well done!Flag

    Note the hollows made by the ants

    Note the hollows made by the ants

    repainting the front benchJust a few of the workers Digging out a stump in the back yardDebris to be carted offRepainting the Carriage House trim!A view of table staining from the upstairs windowThat's Tim in the center Picnic table staining

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