To the sounds of old nails being removed and splintering wood, floorboards started coming up on the Bush House front porch. Inside, ripping up commercial carpet has revealed surprisingly well-preserved heart pine floors just waiting for a sander and refinishing.
Since Dec. 28, the sound of workers’ hammers, saws and prybars has resounded through the 1926 South Wilson Street home.
Contractor Rick Rausch examines a heavy blanket presented by Tanya Nunes, who said her great-aunts made it bye sewing two floor-length fur coats together. She has offered the blanket to the museum that will be in the Bush House. Submitted photo by Brian Hughes
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