October 2015

Trim Color

The old image to the right is a photograph of the Stewart Library Building taken shortly after it was completed in 1898. Looking closely you will notice that the trim, the window frames, and the decorative parts were not white. They were painted a dark color. The Maine Historic Preservation…


Three Developments at the SLB

Among other development this past week at the Stewart Library Building, these three stand out. The foundation for the new addition on the St. Albans Road side (north side) of the building has been constructed. The forms came off the concrete a few days ago. This is the base for…


Trent Austin – Benefit Concert

Trent Austin, celebrated trumpet artist, originally from Corinna, will present a benefit concert of jazz and blues at the Corinna Methodist Church on Saturday, October 17 at 7 PM. Proceeds from the concert will benefit the Stewart Building Preservation Fund. Trent is just back from a tour in Europe. He…


Working on Chimneys

Masons from Knowles Industrial Services are working on the exterior masonry of the building. They are removing the degraded mortar and will replace it with new mortar mixed especially to match that used when the building was constructed 116 years ago. Here you can see two men working on lifts…



BPG Photo

The members of the Building Preservation Group at the Stewart Library Building, October 2015. Front: Carl Smith, Linda Smith, Colleen Grover, Jackie Emerson, Serena Bemis-Goodall Back: Roland Dorman, Jim Louder, Gary Dorman, Lee Kaufman, Galen McKenney, Bill Condon, Ken Dow Other members: Sylvia Miholovich, Jamie Irving, Wanda Roy


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