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Published: 7/13/2012


Hayes Presidential Center restoration

The Hayes House at the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center in Fremont has undergone four years of restoration. The aim of the restoration was to make the first floor of the home look much as it did when the President and Lucy Hayes lived there. Executive Director Tom Culbertson gave a tour of the home Wednesday, July 11, 2012. An open house is scheduled for July 14. CLICK ANY IMAGE TO VIEW FULL PHOTO, START SLIDE SHOW.

After four years of pain-staking and expensive work, the Hayes home at the  Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center in Fremont is ready for visitors. The renovation of the first floor of the house was an attempt to make it look as much as it did when President and Lucy Hayes lived there. Enlarge | Buy This Photo After four years of pain-staking and expensive work, the Hayes home at the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center in ...
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Tom Culbertson, executive director of the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center, in the drawing room of the home. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Tom Culbertson, executive director of the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center, in the drawing room of the home.
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The master bedroom inside the Hayes Home at the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center. Enlarge | Buy This Photo The master bedroom inside the Hayes Home at the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center.
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The red parlor is one of many rooms on the first floor of the Hayes home that has been restored after four years of work. Enlarge | Buy This Photo The red parlor is one of many rooms on the first floor of the Hayes home that has been restored after four years of work.
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Tom Culbertson, executive director of the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center, shows a hidden passage in the library of the Hayes Home. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Tom Culbertson, executive director of the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center, shows a hidden passage in the library of the ...
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Merrily Abner, right, leads a tour of the Hayes Home at the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Merrily Abner, right, leads a tour of the Hayes Home at the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center.
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Tom Culbertson, executive director of the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center, talks about the four-year restoration process in the library of the home. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Tom Culbertson, executive director of the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center, talks about the four-year restoration process in the ...
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Daniel Szymanowski of Decker Woodworking puts final touches on the Enlarge | Buy This Photo Daniel Szymanowski of Decker Woodworking puts final touches on the "inner sanctum" room at the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center....
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Tom Culbertson, executive director of the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center, talks about the restoration process. An open house is scheduled for July 14. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Tom Culbertson, executive director of the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center, talks about the restoration process. An open house is ...
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