RAC Update – 1/2/2007



Bill Bichell continues to repair and re-install the Madison era trim throughout the house.


Temporary supports for the bunker roof are being installed.

Work on the electrical, fire suppression, VESDA, and temperature/humidity monitors continues. 

M-104/M-106 (Mr. Madison’s Room and the North Passage)

Mac Ward is installing steel flitch plates in the reconstructed partition between the two rooms.  

M-112 (Old Dining Room)

Mathew Lohmeyer continues to re-install riven lath in this room.    

M-110 (Back Chamber)

Riven lath has started to be installed on the ceiling of this room.


A door casing that had been re-used by the duPonts is being re-installed in its original location to serve the closet under the Period I stair. 

 M-207 (Drawing Room Chamber 

The north wall closet continues to be reconstructed.


Austin Antrim continues to install floorboards in the Madeira Garrett.


Chinese Railings

The bottom supports for the railings are being cut and installed.


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