UA-8412995-1 The Southport Globe: Window on history: Southport Congregational stained glass removed for painstaking rehab

Monday, August 5, 2013

Window on history: Southport Congregational stained glass removed for painstaking rehab

It was 1907.
In Washington, President Theodore Roosevelt reportedly shook 8,513 hands in one day.
In England, Robert Baden-Powell founded the Boy Scouts.
In baseball, the New York Giants' Roger Bresnahan became the first catcher to wear shin guards.
And in Southport, the J&R Lamb Studios of New York installed an elaborate stained glass window in Southport Congregational Church.
Some 106 years later, J&R Lamb was back in Southport recently -- this time to carefully remove the now-fragile window and truck it away to be restored. READ MORE: http://www.fairfieldcitizenonline.com/news/article/Window-on-history-Southport-Congregational-4706018.php

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