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News Flash You are invited to an open house at Opendore on Saturday, July 29, 2017 from 1-4 pm. The house is located just north of the Howland Stone Store museum in Sherwood, NY Hope to see you there.

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You are invited to an 'Open House' at Opendore on Saturday, July 29, 2017 from 1-4 pm. Opendore was the home of Isabel Howland, granddaughter of Slocum. The house is located just north of the Howland Stone Store museum in Sherwood, NY Hope to see you there.

Blue Ball HSSM May 2017 Newsletter [PDF]
Blue Ball HSSM May 2016 Newsletter [PDF]
Blue Ball There was a public OPEN HOUSE at OPENDORE  on Saturday, October 3, 2015 from 1-5 pm. We had many people visit and learn more about the Howlands and the heritage they left in our area and the world.
Blue Ball YouTube video showing the Opendore Project House in October 2015
Blue Ball HSSM October 2015 Newsletter [PDF]
Blue Ball HSSM May 2015 Newsletter [PDF]
Blue Ball HSSM November 2014 Newsletter [PDF]
Blue Ball HSSM May 2014 Newsletter [PDF]
Blue Ball HSSM March 2014 Newsletter [PDF]
Blue Ball HSSM November 2013 Newsletter [PDF]
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Blue Ball HSSM May 2013 Newsletter [PDF]
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Blue Ball HSSM January 2013 Newsletter [PDF]
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Blue Ball HSSM is awarded a $200,000 RARP grant for the Opendore Project On December 21, 2012
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Blue Ball Opendore Project Update-December 12, 2012[PDF]
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Blue Ball Project Timeline November 12, 2012 [PDF]
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Opendore From Road June 23, 2015 Opendore East side looking West July 18, 2015 North Yard Clean-up June 25, 2015 East Yard Clean-up July8’15
Opendore from Road  June 23, 2015
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Opendore East side looking West  July 18, 2015
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North Yard Clean-up  June 25, 2015
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East Yard Clean-up July8, 2015
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Stone “steps” to Nporch-removed July 29’15 N Porch July 29, 2015 Looking East Base of N Porch  7-29’15 N. porch July 21, 2015 looking East
Stone “steps” to N. porch-removed July 29, 2015
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N Porch July 29, 2015 Looking East
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Base of N Porch  July 29, 2015
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N. porch July 21, 2015 looking East
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Nporchlooking West Jul18’15 N. porch Apr. 16, 2015 looking SW Nporchlooking EastAug19’13 N. Porch Aug. 14, 2013-2
N. porch looking West Jul18, 2015
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N. porch Apr. 16, 2015 looking SW
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N. porch looking East Aug. 19, 2013
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N. Porch Aug. 14, 2013-Image-2
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N. Porch, Aug 14, 2013 Capping Base Wall Jul. 30, 2015 Capping Basement Wall July 18, 2015 East End Base Wall July 18, 2015
N. Porch, Aug. 14, 2013
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Capping Base Wall July 30, 2015
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Capping Basement Wall July 18, 2015
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East End Base Wall July 18, 2015
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Filling Basement Looking West June 19, 2015 Filling Basement Looking East June 19, 2015 Basement wall looking east June 10, 2015 Basement wall looking west Apr. 2015
Filling Basement Look West June 19, 2015
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Filling Basement looking East June 19, 2015
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Basement Wall Looking East June 10, 2015
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Basement Wall looking West Apr. 2015
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Stonework Looking West Nov. 2014 Rebuilding Base Nov. 2014 Reconstruction...Aug. 25, 2014 Original Basement Looking NE Aug. 25, 2014
Stonework Looking West Nov. 2014
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Rebuilding Basement Nov. 2014
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Reconstruction. . . . . Aug. 25, 2014
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Original basement looking NE Aug. 25, 2014
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SW Corn. of house before demolition Aug. 2013 East Side 9_17_2014 South_and_East_9_17_2014 South View 8_28_2014
SW corner of house before demolition  Aug. 2013
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East Side- Sept. 17, 2014
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South and East - Sept. 17, 2014
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South View- Aug. 28, 2014
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South 2nd Story 8_25_2014 East 8_25_2014 2nd Floor 7_31_2014 North Entrance 7_31_2014
South 2nd Story - Aug. 25, 2014
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East - Aug. 25, 2014
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Second Floor- July 31, 2014
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North Entrance - July 31, 2014
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East Wall Exterior 7-16-2014 Front Facing West 2nd Floor Main Door North
East Wall Exterior - July 16, 2014
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Front Facing West - July 19, 2014
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Second Floor- Aug. 10, 2014
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Main Door North - July 19, 2014
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North cement footing Looking north chimney removed Basement to east Water tank
North cement footing for framing - July 2, 2014
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Looking north; Chimney removed - July 2, 2014
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Basement to east; New beams in ceiling- July 2, 2014
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Water tank - June 23, 2014
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Drawing room looking east Basement to west North Porch Drawing Room Looking North
Drawing room looking east - June 23, 2014
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Basement to west - June 23, 2014
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North porch - June 18, 2014
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Drawing room looking north; Stabilizing 1st floor- June 18, 2014
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Cement Truck Basement North Wall Basement East Basement Cement Footings
Cement truck - June 18, 2014
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Basement north wall; Ready for cement- June 18, 2014
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Basement east - June 18, 2014
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Basement cement footings; Support of north wall- June 18, 2014
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Opendore looking south South wall South basement- Nov. 3, 2013 Basement- looking north
Opendore looking South - Nov. 3, 2013
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South wall - Nov. 3, 2013
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South basement - Nov. 3, 2013
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Basement-looking north - Nov. 3, 2013
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East (back side) South end from road South Chimney Removing more rubble
East (Back side)- Nov. 3, 2013
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South end from road- Nov. 3, 2013
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South Chimney- Nov. 3, 2013
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Removing more rubble-Oct. 29, 2013
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Truck headed to landfill Sealing waste in truck Plastic sealed before going to landfill
Truck headed to landfill- Oct 29, 2013
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Sealing waste in truck-Oct. 29, 2013
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Basement rubble into truck- Oct. 29, 2013
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Plastic sealed before going to landfill- Oct. 28, 2013
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Trucks receiving basement rubble lined with plastic Cleaning out basement Chimney South End SW Corner From Road Oct 2013
Trucks receiving basement rubble lined with plastic-Oct. 28, 2013
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Cleaning out basement-looking north- Oct. 28, 2013
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Chimney south end Oct. 28, 2013
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SW Corner from road- Oct. 27, 2013
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View From Road View From Road SW Corner of the Opendore House Being taken away
View from road- Oct. 27, 2013
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View from road- Oct. 27, 2013
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SW corner of the house- Oct. 24, 2013
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Being taken away- Oct. 24, 2013
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SW corner--roof being removed Opendore_north Side Oct. 2013 North Side Oct. 2013
SW corner--roof being removed- Oct. 24, 2013
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South side- Oct. 24, 2013
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South Chimney with Crown on top- Oct. 23, 2013
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Crown being taken off South Chimney- Oct. 22, 2013
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From Road West Side Opendore South Side - Oct. 2013 Opendore_north Side Oct. 2013 North Side Oct. 2013
Opendore East (back) side- Oct 23. 2013
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Opendore -West front is coming down Oct. 23, 2013
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Opendore North Side Oct. 2013
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Opendore North Side Oct. 2013
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From Road West Side Opendore South Side - Oct. 2013 South Side Oct. 2013 East Side Oct. 2013
Opendore From Road - Oct. 2013
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Opendore South Side- Oct. 2013
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Opendore South Side- Oct. 2013
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Opendore East Side- Oct. 2013
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East Side Removing Lightning Rod Equipment Interior Decay
Opendore East Side- Oct. 2013
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Removing Lightning Rod From Roof
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Equipment - Oct. 2013
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Interior Decay- Oct. 2013
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Southwest corner Southwest Corner East Facade 2012 Opendore NorthWest Facade
Southwest Corner- April 2013
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Southwest Corner- Oct. 2013
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Opendore -East Facade 2012
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Opendore -NorthWest Facade 2012
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Opendore West Facade Opendore in October 2013 Opendore 2013 Opendore after vegitation removal
Opendore -West Facade 2012
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Opendore East Facade In Oct. 2013
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Opendore before vegitation removal in Fall 2013
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Opendore after vegitation removal in Fall 2013
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Opendore -NorthWest Facade October 2013
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Opendore Project Workers In Oct. 2013
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Opendore Project Workers In Oct. 2013
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Opendore Project Workers In Oct. 2013
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Opendore East Yard Draw Room Main Hall to Living Room North Yard
Removing bees/hives for safety of workers
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Tree removal
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cleaning up brush and rubble to make a 15' open space around the house
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Cleanup work north of house
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Opendore From Garden Opendore From Road Opendore Winter 1950 Opendore 1930
Cleanup work - east side
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Tree removal
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Project sign
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Project sign
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