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Hackley Public Library to celebrate stained-glass restoration

Post Time:Nov 14,2008Classify:Industry NewsView:113

Now that the stained-glass windows at Hackley Public Library [Muskegon, Mich.] have been restored, it's time to thank those who made the expensive proposition possible.

As part of the restoration, thermal windows that protect the stained glass were replaced. Those windows were installed in 1977, and at that time a big goof was made, which went unnoticed until Stained Glass by Shenandoah [Front Royal, Va.] was removing the windows last summer.

It turns out when 15 stained-glass panels in the stairwell were reinstalled with the new thermal windows, they were put in backwards, said Martha L. Ferriby, director of Hackley Public Library. Now that they're installed properly, they look "very different," she said, according to a Nov. 12 mlive.com report.

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