Tag Archives: Pope County Historical Society

Schoolhouse Roofing Project

We are pleased to welcome Northern Bedrock Historic Preservation Corps back for their second year. This year’s team will be re-roofing the Pleasant Hills School here on our museum grounds. Pope County’s own Tim Lang will be serving as project … Continue reading

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Thank you, Courtney

Our high school intern Courtney Grammentz created a new exhibit here at the museum in honor of the 100th Anniversary of America’s entry into World War I. We are impressed with her work. She completed all the research, selected the … Continue reading

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Cabin Repairs – Day 8

Work continued over the weekend, but I didn’t capture it on film. Today is the last day with the work crew and it is amazing what they accomplished in a week. The Torguson cabin is looking good too. And… the … Continue reading

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Cabin Repairs – Day 5

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Cabin Repairs – Day 4

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Cabin Repair – Day 3

Moving right along with cabin repairs. The Torguson Cabin chinking is also moving along. The old concrete was removed, metal mesh is added to the space to help hold the new mortar.

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Cabin Repair – Day 2

The crew got busy in the morning, jacking the Courthouse cabin apart to remove rotten logs and add new ones. And work continued on the Torguson cabin as well. The old chinking is being removed and any rotting wood isĀ also … Continue reading

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