Monthly Archives: August 2013

Hurricane Sandy Repair Grants For Historic Structures

The Connecticut State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) requested several of us to help them get the word out about the forthcoming availability of grant money for repairing historic structures damaged by Hurricane Sandy. A total of about $8 million dollars … Continue reading

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Remembering Ed Levin

It was with much sadness and regret that I’d learned the news this past weekend of the sudden loss of Ed Levin. Ed was a timber framing luminary; one of a small number of folks responsible for the revival of … Continue reading

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Bucket Head Rocks!

Bucket Head™ is one of those simple inventions that makes you wonder how you’d previously gotten along without it. Marketed by Home Depot, it’s a small wet/dry vacuum head that snaps on top of their ubiquitous five gallon Homer Bucket™. … Continue reading

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Phil Russo On The Sanford-Bristol House

[Editor's note: Phil Russo, an original member of the Milford Presentation Trust, had recently provided me his commentary on the threatened Sanford-Bristol House (c. 1790) of Milford, Connecticut, which I'd found highly relevant and worthy of publication here as a … Continue reading

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Sanford-Bristol House Links

Below is a collection of links to online resources for the threatened rescued Sanford-Bristol House (c. 1790) of Milford, Connecticut, including news articles, blog postings, letters to the editor, etc., listed in reverse chronological order of publication. If you’re aware of anything … Continue reading

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Professor Collier: Save Sanford-Bristol House

University of Connecticut Professor Emeritus of History, and former Connecticut State Historian, Christopher (“Kit”) Collier, yesterday published a letter in the Connecticut Post, calling for Milford citizens to save the threatened Sanford-Bristol House (c. 1790). In his Connecticut Post letter, … Continue reading

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Campbell Homestead (c.1784) Now Slated for Demolition

What the hell is going on here? Why are today’s heirs of “Still Revolutionary” Connecticut so determined to destroy the very few, remaining vestiges of our Revolutionary era? That was my reaction, while reading in the Connecticut Post today about … Continue reading

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Email Your Support For The Sanford-Bristol House

Milford Preservation Trust, Inc. is sending this letter to all current members, past members and potential members asking for your support in helping preserve the Sanford/Bristol house. This house is located at 111/113 North St. in Milford Historic District #1. … Continue reading

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