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  • CHHS: Native Plant Photo Credits
    License American Holly http en wikipedia org wiki File American Holly Ilex opaca Branch 3008px jpg 2007 Derek Ramsey GNU Free Documentation License 1 2 Sweetbay Magnolia http en wikipedia org wiki File Sweetbay Magnolia Magnolia virginiana Comparison 4400px jpg 2008 Derek Ramsey Co attribution the Chanticleer Garden GNU Free Documentation License 1 2 Pin Oak Chestnut Hill Historical Society photograph Slender Deutzia http en wikipedia org wiki File Deutzia chardonay pearls 8501 JPG SB Johnny Creative Commons Attribution ShareAlike 3 0 Common Witchhazel http en wikipedia org wiki File Hamamelis virginiana FlowersLeaves BotGardBln0906 JPG BotBln GNU Free Documentation License Annabelle Hydrangea Chestnut Hill Historical Society photograph Oakleaf Hydrangea http en wikipedia org wiki File Hydrangea quercifolia4normanack jpg Anne Norman Creative Commons Attribution 2 0 Inkberry Chestnut Hill Historical Society photograph Spicebush http en wikipedia org wiki File Lindera benzoin jpg Cody Hough Creative Commons Attribution ShareAlike 3 0 Common Ninebark Chestnut Hill Historical Society photograph Flame Azalea http en wikipedia org wiki File Rhododendron calendulaceum jpg Brant E Casteel Creative Commons Attribution ShareAlike 3 0 Pinxterbloom azalea http www forestryimages org browse detail cfm imgnum 2156052 William M Ciesla Forest Health Management International Bugwood org Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial 3 0 United States License Rosebay Rhododendron http en wikipedia org wiki File Rhododendron maximum jpg Arx Fortis Creative Commons Attribution ShareAlike 3 0 Fragrant Sumac http www forestryimages org browse detail cfm imgnum 5102091 Mary Ellen Mel Harte Bugwood org Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial 3 0 United States License Arrowwood Viburnum http www forestryimages org browse detail cfm imgnum 1120609 Ted Bodner Southern Weed Science Society Bugwood org Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial 3 0 United States License Maidenhair Fern http www forestryimages org browse detail cfm imgnum 1117265 Charles T Bryson USDA Agricultural Research Service Bugwood org Creative Commons

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  • CHHS: Search
    Center Contractors Product Suppliers Reference Shelf Green Resources News Newsletter Advocacy News Calendar About Chestnut Hill Links The Historic District For Visitors Search Our Site Loading New Search our archive of photographic images click here New Finding aids for our

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  • CHHS Archives: Hours & Fees
    free for members Inquiries about our holdings and ready reference questions will be answered without charge on the telephone Photocopies are available for 25 per page Research by Mail or Email For researchers who live at too great a distance to visit our archives there is a 35 fee payable in advance for research conducted by staff up to a maximum of two hours 15 per hour for each additional hour of staff research This includes up to 2 postage and 10 photocopies additional photocopies and postage will carry an additional charge Research fees apply whether or not any relevant information is found Please include your telephone number street address and e mail address in any correspondence Photographic Services Copies of images from the collection can be reproduced for publications web sites framing or other uses The staff will scan images or as needed an outside photographer will be retained to make prints Please contact Alex Bartlett Assistant Archivist 215 247 0417 x206 or abartlett chhist org for help with photograph selection permissions and fees For more information about the CHHS Collection either for research purposes or if you are interested in donating an item to the Historical Society please

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  • CHHS Photo Gallery
    Archives and Collections include a broad range of photographs maps and other materials that document Chestnut Hill s rich history The slideshow above is a sampling of photographs from our collection If you have not already viewed it we invite you to look at another slideshow of photographs from our collections on our homepage New Search our Photo Archive Click here New Finding aids for our collections Click here Naylor

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  • Chestnut Hill Historical Society
    other professionals who understand older buildings and their surroundings and can help you to find solutions that meet your needs while preserving the special character of the building for you and future generations For the do it yourselfer the Resource Center can provide information that can make tackling a project easier Our lists also include an extensive list of suppliers of materials tools and products that are appropriate for older buildings Whether you need a custom made door or a single knob or if you need a product that can safely remove old lead based paint or a way to tell what the appropriate colors for new paint might be the Resource Center can point you in the right direction We can also help you to find resources that can help you to learn specialized techniques for repairs and maintenance and give you advice on what to be aware of before starting on a project in an older home The Resource Center can also provide you with a wide range of information on other topics as well We have technical information from the National Park Service on specific issues concerning the rehabilitation and maintenance of older buildings If you are thinking of renovating a commercial or rental property there is material on Federal tax credit programs for historically appropriate renovations For the homeowner we can guide you to resources for insurance energy conservation environmental concerns and many other issues faced in an older home If you are interested in the history of your building the Resource Center can help as well Most of the buildings in Chestnut Hill were catalogued in 1985 for the nomination that put the area on the National Register of Historic Places so we can tell you when the building was built and often who the

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  • CHHS Resource Center: Contractors Directory
    an older home can sometimes be difficult The Resource Center at Chestnut Hill Historical Society has compiled an extensive list of contractors that work on older homes and buildings These contractors have been recommended by members neighbors architects and other contractors APPRAISAL ARCHITECT ARCHITECTURAL SALVAGE ART RESTORATION BASEMENT WATERPROOFING CARPENTRY CHIMNEY FIREPLACE CONSERVATION DOORS ELECTRICIAN ENERGY CONSERVATION FAUX FINISHES FLOORING GENERAL CONTRACTOR GUTTER CLEANING HANDYMAN SERVICES HARDWARE HEATING COOLING INSULATION INSURANCE INTERIOR DESIGN LANDSCAPE LAND USE PLANNING LEAD PAINT REMEDIATION LIGHTING LUMBER MILLWORK MASONRY PAINT PAINTING WALLPAPER PLASTER PLUMBING PRESERVATION CONSULTANT ROOFING SHUTTERS STAINED GLASS TILE STONE TREE CARE WINDOWS If you have any questions about this directory or have any information or suggestions to add to it please contact us using this page or call us at 215 247 0417 ext 203 The listings of contractors businesses and products are provided as a service to our members and the community Listing here is not an endorsement guarantee or recommendation by the Chestnut Hill Historical Society With any project we encourage you to obtain and verify credentials and references before proceeding with any work The Chestnut Hill Historical Society specifically declines any financial or other responsibility for such business listings

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  • Chestnut Hill Historical Society
    been recommended by members neighbors architects and other contractors ARCHITECTURAL SALVAGE BIRD CONTROL SOLUTIONS BRICK TILE CHIMNEY FIREPLACE DOORS WINDOWS SHUTTERS GREENHOUSES CONSERVATORIES SOLARIA HARDWARE HEATING COOLING IRON FENCES GATES RAILINGS LIGHTING LUMBER MILLWORK MASONRY METAL CEILING WALL PANELS GRILLES PAINT PAINT REMOVAL PLASTER PLASTER MOULDINGS DECORATIVE CASTINGS PLUMBING BATH ROOFING GUTTERS WALLPAPER WOOD REPAIR The listings of contractors businesses and products are provided as a service to our members

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  • Chestnut Hill Historical Society
    major renovation it can often be helpful to read a bit about the job ahead first Our reference shelf is a place where you can come to find the basic information you might need Preserving and Maintaining the Older Home This book first published in 1984 was co written by CHHS founding members Shirley Hanson and Nancy Hubby Shirley has now adapted portions of the book for our web site Read more National Park Service Preservation Briefs The National Park Service has published a series of Preservation Briefs that provide guidance on preserving rehabilitating and restoring historic buildings Read more Cooling an Older Home Before you crank up the air conditioning see if you can take advantage of your home s natural cooling properties Read more Your Old Windows Old windows give a house character but replacing them often seems like a good energy saving idea This is not necessarily true Read more Paint Some general tips on preparation and color choice Read more Prepare Your House For Winter Some advice on making sure your house is ready for the cold ice and snow of winter Read more If you have questions suggestions for topics we might address or know

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