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History Preservers Honored With Annual Awards

Six locations stand out for preservation and good effort.

The Washington Township Historic Preservation Commission handed out its annual , which coincided with National Historic Preservation Month.

Commission president and vice president Eileen Stokes and Barb Rossi, respectively, honored six locations in Washington Township that have exhibited great preservation skills over the past year. 

The awards were presented for the following buildings and homeowners:

  • Vince Iacampo, local stone mason and architect John E. Bolt of Clinton for work done to stabilize the ruins, in particular to reconstruct the stone arched entryway that had collapsed prior to 1906. Location: German Valley Historic District.   
  • Michael and Barbara Brown, 19 Middle Valley Road: preventive maintenance and work in an appropriate historic manner, new roof, copper gutters, work on outbuildings, etc. Location: Middle Valley Historic District
  • Juan Carlos Gutierrez and Russell Minion, 25 Middle Valley Road: “Work in Progress Award.” This includes a new roof, chimneys, stabilizing porch—serious hard times and deterioration. Location: Middle Valley Historic District
  • Miller’s Green LLC, 11 East Mill Road: “Saved From the Brink” award. Mike Davis and Elaine Harris.
  • , 11 Schoolye’s Mountain Road: “Save Mrs. Bartley’s Homestead” and sensitive placement of . Barb Schulz, Rev. Peter Froehlke. German Valley Historic District    
  • Kriss Olsen, North Four Bridges Road: Wood preservation skills to . Bert was carved by , at the corner of Schooley’s Mountain Road and Flocktown Road. Location: Schooley’s Mountain Historic District

Recipients of the awards will receive a sign to place in front of the individual buildings or structures for six weeks.

Information and photos provided by Eileen Stokes. 


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