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October 12, 2013

Local carpenters lead restoration of Boston's Old South Meeting House

Local carpenters lead restoration of Boston's historic Old South Meeting House

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“But this is my first time being on my own, having a full crew, and being responsible for doing the work I’ve been doing for the past 10 to 12 years,” Mason said.

The restoration is scheduled for completion in about six weeks. They started at the top of the steeple to reach five windows in the metal roof and have since gradually worked their way down.

“At the end of the job, we’ll work on the ground,” Lawson said. “That will be a wonderful thing.”

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