Message from Stephanie Sharpnack, our President.
2015 Calendar of Events
We have finally started moving forward with the restoration of the
Octagon. We have settled the lawsuit with the people who moved the
Octagon and can now move forward without the constraint of a lien on
On July 15, 2013, work began on the back staircase. The work was
completed the same week and is definitely a step forward. The work
was done by The Vacheresse Group who went over and beyond the work
that was originally scheduled to be done. The extra work that they
completed will count towards “in kind” work that will enable us to
obtain extra matching funds with the State of Ohio. Also we
received a substantial discount on the materials that were used.
This was discount was provided by Sunderland’s which is a local
Electricity will be going into the house soon which will allow us to
put in an alarm system. In the meantime we plan to have so many
activities at the house that no one will have a chance to break into
the house before the alarm system is set. We also have neighbors
that keep an eye on the house. When we’re not there they report
We would also like to have the house sealed up against the weather
before winter hits. This will entail installing windows from the
cupola on down and making sure the doors are sealed tight and any
small holes are filled so that our neighboring critters cannot enter
If you wish to stay updated on our activity please visit our
calendar of activities elsewhere on the website, become a member or
ask us to be placed on our e-mail list. You can contact us at the
e-mail listed on our website.
Calendar of Events
New e-mail address
ROUNDTOWN CONSERVANCY ANNUAL MEETING.
November 7th, 2013 at 6:30 PM
The Octagon House.
440 Crites Rd., Circleville, OH.
Preservation does work and
offers us a sense of continuity and a sense of place. The Roundtown
Conservancy is dedicated the the cause of Preservation.
Roundtown Conservancy Bicentennial Coloring Book
book will include about 30 drawings of historic buildings throughout
the county with short descriptions. Pages will be one-sided for
coloring and framing.
Conservancy always welcomes new members.
Meetings are the
third Tuesday of each month. Our meeting place is located on the
second floor office in the Peck block.
Message from our President is here.
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