2014 Restoration Activities

  • Installed two restored Boathouse windows
  • Removed portion of the 1867 window sash for “on shore” restoration
  • Held three-day “Windows Workshop” (sponsored by Michigan Historic Preservation Network, SHPO, and the DNR) at the DNR Grawn facility in September led by Steve Stier and attended by five FILA members and six others.
  • Continued with window sash restoration throughout the winter
  • Examined the collapsed roof on the 1867 Lighthouse “lean to” and concludes the building is beyond restoration; applies to the DNR for permission to rebuild
  • Pruned historic apple trees