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WESTINGHOUSE MEMORIAL

WESTINGHOUSE MEMORIAL

The Westinghouse Memorial is a monument located in Schenley Park, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  It commemorates George Westinghouse (1846 – 1914) a world renowned engineer and inventor.  Daniel Chester French was the sculptor for the statue and the main panel, and Paul Fjelde designed the side panels. The memorial consists of a statue of a schoolboy, who represents "The Spirit of the American Youth". He looks on at three panels that represent the life of George Westinghouse and is presumed to draw inspiration from them. In September 2015 the team of McKay Lodge Fine Arts Conservation Laboratory…

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CONDITION SURVEY OF FORT RECOVERY VICTORY MONUMENT

CONDITION SURVEY OF FORT RECOVERY VICTORY MONUMENT

McKay Lodge Conservation Laboratory was selected by the Ohio Historical Society to conduct a thorough condition survey of the Victory Monument, the main element of a historical landmark known as Fort Recovery State Memorial located in Fort Recovery, Ohio and maintained…

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THE CONFEDERATE MONUMENT PRESERVATION ASSESSMENT

THE CONFEDERATE MONUMENT PRESERVATION ASSESSMENT

The State of Alabama contracted with McKay Lodge Conservation Laboratory, Inc. through the Alabama Historical Commission to undertake a condition study of their Confederate Monument that was built over many years beginning in 1886. The tall limestone monument stands just outside the north entrance of the capitol building. In its proposal, the lab offered to provide a comprehensive study in the form of a standard Historic Structure Report. The submitted report results from…

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