Starksboro Village Meeting House

 

Starksboro Village Meeting House
Starksboro, Vermont
Founded 1840


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Restoration Work Completed

 

Since the board was established in 1974, the following projects to maintain, operate, and restore the building have been completed.

Funds for this work has been through various grants and generous donations in addition to money raised by Meeting House Board fundraising activities.

photo from the Burlington Free Press dated September 9, 1997 of the steeple restoration of the Starksboro Village Meeting House, Starksboro, Vermont

Restoring the top section of the Belfry has been a major accomplishment of the board.  Major efforts to maintain the belfry continue as exposure to the elements of this section of the building creates a significant amount of maintenance and limited access makes work difficult and expensive.

Restoration Work Completed

Back wall scraped and painted  
Bell tower reframed, louvers reset, bird-proofed, painted  
SW Roof Corner Repaired  
Downstairs windows re-pointed, painted, storm window inserts  
New Electrical wiring  
Chimney reset and lined  
New furnace and furnace room  
Painted, insulated downstairs  
Wall to wall carpeting for the pre-school  
Two new doors for the downstairs (Charles Parker)  
New hot water heater  
Additional leach bed ( Dennis Casey Construction)  
Roof ice and snow arrests  
South Roof re-roofed  
New Electric Stove ( O'Neil's Electric)  
New flashing for tower, chimney  
New cubbies for the pre-school  
8 large windows re-pointed and re-painted  
Downstairs floor beams replaced  
Front Doors and jambs 2004

Village of Starksboro, Vermont Streetscape

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