HOPE Crew

Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site

  • Constructed: c. 1800
  • Location: Hyde Park, New York

Corey, a corpsmember from Environmental Stewards, a program of Conservation Legacy, embarked on an 8-week-long HOPE Crew project in Hyde Park, New York at the Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Park. Corey worked to replace the slate roof on a stone garage at the park. Her work included demolition of the existent roof, painting, soldering the metal gutters, and the installation of the individual slate pieces that would make up the new roof.

The structure, called the Bellefield Stone Garage,one of the buildings that make up the Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site. This was the birthplace, lifelong home, and burial place of the 32nd President of the United States, Franklin Delano Roosevelt.

The Historic Preservation Training Center provided the craft expert for this project, and funding came from the National Park Service.

photo by: Environmental Stewards

Corpsmember Corey repairing the slate roof at the Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site

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