Manship House Museum Closes for Restoration

The Manship House Museum closed July 1, 2010 to prepare for a nearly half-million-dollar repair of the building's foundation. The floor of the circa-1857 house is thirteen inches out of level, resulting in huge cracks in the plaster walls and gaps at doors and windows throughout the house. A timeline for the project will not be available until construction documents are finalized, but the site could be closed for eighteen months.

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