CRANBERRY HOUSE

Construction

2008

Other years: 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008

2 January 2008

Just after the big New Year's Day blizzard, Cranberry House is looking good, and almost ready to open this season.

4 February 2008

The heated ground floor (walk-in basement) is set up with archival storage shelves...

...and the Multimedia Center.

25 February 2008

Workers clean up after installing a gas-log stove in the first floor museum.

7 March 2008

The handicap lift shaft is prepared by installing wall bracing...

...and depressing the interior floor 1.5".
This makes the lift platform level with the main floor.

28 April 2008

The handicap lift is installed in the prepared shaft

24 May 2008

Hitty's Café is finished, and opens.
Lauren Simmons offers a delicious menu of sandwiches and sweets.

7 June 2008

Cranberry House Trail, a new public path to the sand beach on Whistler Cove, is built in one day—National Trails Day.

Terry Towne, of Maine Coast Heritage Trust, supervises the work.

More than 300 feet of "bog bridging" were laid.