Nine of the twelve geothermal wells have been drilled. Radiant heating piping has also been laid out for the floor of Nelly’s kitchen and wires for the electrical and security systems continue to be installed.
M-106 (North Passage)
Bill B. has installed both leaves of the western doorway.
M-111 (first floor chamber)
This doorway had been moved to the cellar by the duPonts in 1901.
Ed G. continues to install the baseboard and has started to layout the surbase.
M-201 (Large Bedroom)
Austin A. is installing two Madison-era baseboards on the east wall.
M-205 (Upper North Passage)
Mac W. has installed the first treads and risers for this stair. The stair is a bit unusual in that the nosing of the tread projects past the newel post. Evidence for this arrangement was discovered by comparing the location of the circa 1797 newel posts with the slope of the stair.