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Brick Meeting House.  You may also note, BMH Kay Gunther Memorial or BMH Bell renovation.

Brick Meeting House Renovation News 

   September 2017 - 2018

  • Staging erected in the body of the building
  • Colors chosen in consultation with Mr. Martin Zeiser, master painter
  • Sheetrock installed over complete ceiling
  • Donations being accepted to the memory of Kay Gunther for the trompe l'oeil restoration
  • Painting of the ceiling began in January 2018
  • Donations being accepted for the BELL repair by Jan Lewandowski, an expert in restorations and historic building   
  •                                    The support structure , which weighs several thousand pounds, must undergo significant reconstruction and reinforcement.
  •                                               This will require an 80' lift and several weeks of labor.  The estimated cost for all this is $15,800.
  •                                   The bell is brass and made by the McShane Bell Foundry of Glen Burnie, MD, established in 1836 and still operating today.
  • Ceiling painting is close to being completed February 2018
  • Preparations underway to begin painting the walls.
  • Newly painted ceiling is complete April 2018
  • Walls are being painted April 2018