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Preserving Evidence

On March 7, 2013 By

By Matthew Colin Bailey, Director of Preservation

All around us exists evidence of the past. We are able to methodically piece together a comprehensive history of our buildings, our landscapes and our culture by using this evidence. However, this can only be accomplished if there exists enough remaining evidence to do so. If our charge Click Here

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Skies of Blue

On October 29, 2012 By

by Matthew Colin Bailey

(October 29, 2012) – Have you ever stepped onto the porch of an historic house and noticed that the ceiling was a pale shade of blue? If you’ve noticed this porch ceiling color on more than just a few occasions, we’re sorry to say that you’re not witness to some unusual Click Here

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A Zoffany of a Queen

On May 14, 2012 By

(May 14, 2012) – Have you ever pored over an album of old pictures and been flooded with memories of childhood or a special occasion? For many, it’s ordinary to believe that it would take a large collection of photographs to understand a life story. Imagine for a moment that you had to sum up Click Here

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April 14, 2012

Matthew Colin Bailey
Director of Preservation 

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