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Resources and Reading

The following is a list of restoration resources which we have accumulated during the restoration of the William Floyd House. Feel free to E-mail us with resources you have used for your restoration that you would like to share. Also included is a listing of books from our restoration / preservation library that have been helpful to us. Please contact us for more information.
 
 
RESOURCES
Eastfield Village - Museum, preservation laboratory. An excellent place to attend hands- on workshops of early American trades and historic preservation. Box 539 Nassau, N.Y. 12123 518-766-2422
Ralph Bruno - Stone Mason 129 Florence St. Springfield, Mass. 01105 413-747-3927
Matthew Mosca - Paint Analysis 2513 Queen Ann Rd. Baltimore, Maryland 21216 410-466-5325
National Trust for Historic Preservation 1785 Mass. Ave. N.W. Washington, D.C. 29936 202-673-6000
National Park Service Heritage Preservation Services 1849C Street, NW, Room NC 200, Washington, D.C. 20240
Fire Island National Seashore The William Floyd Estate 120 Laurel Street Patchogue, New York 11772 516 289 1716
Thistle Hill Weavers - Rabbit Goody - Weaver of fabrics and carpet to historic specifications RD 2 PO Box 75 Cherry Hill N.Y. 13320 518 284 2729
Adelphi Paper - Hand blocked historic wallpaper Milford, New York 607-286-3532
Woodbury Blacksmith and Forge - Fine smithing and hand made nails - Box 268 Woodbury, Conn. 06798 203-265-5737
 
READING

National Landmarks, America's Treasures The National Park Foundation's Complete Guide to National Historic Landmarks S. Allen Chambers, Jr. John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
A Portrait of William Floyd, Long Islander by William Q Maxwell 1956 The Society for the Preservation of Long Island Antiquities
The Signers of the Declaration of Independence Robert G. Ferris and Richard E. Morris , National Park Service Interpretive Publications, Inc. Flagstaff, Arizona 1982

 


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