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December 16, 2010

Winter Weather at the Armoury Site

Snow began falling quietly this morning, coating Williamsburg in a blanket of white. However the wintery weather hasn’t stopped work on the Anderson Kitchen. With the help of a nearby fire, the Historic Trades carpenters are working to complete the installation of the clapboard siding today. Here are a few pictures of the snowy site. … Continue Reading »

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November 23, 2010

Images of the Kitchen Frame-Raising

Welcome to our first image gallery for the Armoury Reconstruction project! Periodically we will post updates as a set of pictures showing project activities. This gallery is a series of photographs taken during the Anderson Kitchen frame-raising, which took place on November 12.

To view a larger version of an image and a description, simply click on a picture. Once the larger image is opened, the left and right arrow keys can be used to move through the series. Mousing over the left or right side of an image will also reveal a clickable arrow for moving backward and forward between pictures.

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in Armoury

November 10, 2010

Date of Kitchen Frame-Raising Moved Up to November 12

The raising of the Anderson Kitchen framing will now take place this Friday November 12.  The team had originally planned to begin erecting the structure the middle of next week.  However rainy weather is currently expected for much of next week, so the team has decided to raise the frame earlier than anticipated.  On Friday … Continue Reading »

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November 2, 2010

New Views from the Webcams

Map showing the location of the Reconstruction Site

Both webcams have moved over the past few days to provide new views of the ongoing work at the Armoury site.  The Armoury cam is now in its permanent location facing south on the second floor of the Anderson House.  The shed, which was “home” … Continue Reading »

in Armoury

October 21, 2010

Rebuilding the Anderson Kitchen

The foundations of the kitchen chimney are leveled as additional brick courses are added.

The Armoury reconstruction project is now in full swing! Over the past few weeks the team has begun working on the kitchen, which will be the first building reconstructed. The original 18th-century brickwork for the chimney has been underpinned to … Continue Reading »

in Armoury, What's New

September 29, 2010

Digging…and re-Digging…the Armoury

Archaeologists, field school students, summer interns, and a few seasoned volunteers fanned out across the Armoury site in early June with a laundry list of tasks and questions to address before reconstruction begins.  As many of you know, it was not an easy summer for outdoor work.  Extreme heat and a lack of rain baked … Continue Reading »