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The wallpaper is done!

We can hardly believe it ourselves, but yes, the wallpaper is done!  The wallpaper reproduction project began in 2002, and now, 12 years later, we are proud to show off the results.  And I might add that what you are going to see is BEAUTIFUL, especially to those with an early 19th century eye (wink, [...]

By | 2014-10-02T15:51:51-04:00 October 2nd, 2014|Rapp Houses Restoration|0 Comments

Wallpaper!!!

Yes, the wallpaper is finally being hung in the Rapp Houses!  Everyone is so excited to see it, because we've waited and worked on this for YEARS!  We are still in the production phase for three wallpapers, so more will come probably in September.  But for now, take a peak at the new look of [...]

By | 2014-06-19T14:21:58-04:00 June 19th, 2014|Rapp Houses Restoration|1 Comment

Changes are happening!

Work has definitely begun on the Rapp Houses.  The old electric is being removed and new electric is being installed.  Two "old" doors are being closed up, and two "new" doors are being opened up, or we should actually say "re-opened."  A wall has been straightened and unkeyed plaster is being torn out.  See the [...]

By | 2014-01-10T09:36:31-05:00 January 10th, 2014|Rapp Houses Restoration|1 Comment

The Rapp Houses, a Story of Restoration

The large house or mansion which we know today as the Rapp House is actually not one but two houses.  The first was completed in January 1826 for Harmony Society founder and leader George Rapp.  The second was built in 1828 and attached to the first for George’s adopted son Frederick Rapp.  The houses have [...]

By | 2014-01-10T09:14:52-05:00 December 17th, 2013|Rapp Houses Restoration|0 Comments