Thursday, July 30, 2009

The view under the house-almost complete.
A new addition to the project.
The shape of things as of today.

Sunday, July 26, 2009

The Foster Homestead for now.
The view of the lake.
A good picture of the root cellar - what is left of it.

Thursday, July 23, 2009

A flower from the garden lives on.
Stairs without the walls around them.
Reinforcing the floors from below.

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

View from the Herring Brook side.
A view of the parlor from below.
The remains of the outdoor oven located under the
The house is off the ground 5 feet now.
No treasures were found.

Sunday, July 19, 2009

The pink hydraulic control truck has lifted the house 1 foot off of the foundation.

hat under the house looks like.
The living room is in the air.
A view from the Herring Brook side.
Where the kitchen and living room meet is being lifted.
And so  the lifting begins 7/18/09
Another look at the prep.
Some pieces of granite from the foundation.

Thursday, July 16, 2009

No more upstairs bathroom.
The upstairs with no walls.
The root cellar.

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

The future dining room.
Todays view of the driveway side of the house.
View inside the "kitchen" from the Herring Run side.

Monday, July 13, 2009

The side of the house.
No more entrance.
The Parlor rug. 
THe laundry room is coming apart.

Saturday, July 11, 2009

OPen first floor.

Open downstairs

7/9 Living room                7/9 Living room fireplace.

7/8 No more lanscape

The swan family returns from a swim in Stillwater Pond.

7/7The mason is beginning the tear down of the chimney, brick by brick.

7/7The old well, full of water,  outside of the kitchen.

Wednesday, July 8, 2009

July 5, 2009:
Welcome to THE OLD HOUSE, built in 1820. 
Tomorrow the house begins its extensive renovation, from top to bottom. Enjoy these pictures of the house before the work begins.