This Saturday, June 16th we’ll be having a work day at the J.D. Magee house at 1910 North 3rd Street. This is thought to be the oldest house in Abilene that was built with both electricity and running water. As you may remember, it suffered a tragic fire in 2008. The Preservation League has nearly finished stabilizing the house, and will be finding a new owner for the property now that it is dry and safe.
Work day – Saturday, June 16th
9:00 am to 1:30 p.m.
1910 North Third Street
This is only the second time we have had a volunteer work day there… mainly because the framing and a lot of the clean-up was just too much for volunteers. Jeff Luther Construction Co. has done a great job of getting the building stabilized, and now we are going to work on finding a new owner who can finish the job to make the house into a home again with the care it deserves.
Everyone volunteering Saturday: you’ll need to sign a release, and you’ll need to let us know what your skills/interests are. You can let us know that by taking a short survey. Click here to take survey
Rosetyme Priorities list including tools and labor type
1a skilled trim painters with sash brushes and blue tape and step ladders
1b not so skilled painters with 3 inch and 4 inch brushes and step l;adder
1c flexible persons using spray shields or rollers and pan near ground
1d flexible persons using caulking frames, sponges and rags
1e painters using 3 and 4 inch brushes on ladders and at heights
2a handy persons using cordless drills on hands and knees
2b if needed see 1c
3a light to moderate lifting and carrying
3b ladder climbing and chainsawing and stacking brush
3c operate push mower and weed eater or rakes
Volunteers may provide tools for tasks.