Port Stanley Schoolhouse
The Port Stanley School was in session from 1917 until Lopez Island schools consolidated in 1941. It was then used as a meeting place, hardware store, and hay storage building until it was donated to the Lopez Island Historical Society by Chris & Helena Jones. I was hired in the fall of 2001 and spring of 2002 to complete a full restoration of the interior woodwork and exterior doors and windows. The fully renovated Port Stanley School opened to the public in the summer of 2003.
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School exterior before restoration

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Historical Society Members examining interior before restoration

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School interior after restoration

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Window detail before restoration

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Chalkboard detail during restoration

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Cloakroom during restoration

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Corner floor molding during restoration

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Corner floor molding after restoration

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Front corner during restoration

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Chalkboard detail after restoration

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State Historic Preservation Award

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Historical Society Newsletter