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Lincoln Home National Historic Site

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Listed in the table below are Lincoln Home National Historic Site's current plans or projects. Click on the project title for more information.

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Project Title Project Type NEPA Type
Add gates to front of lot fences in northeast quadrant along 8th Street Cyclic Maintenance CE
Correct Safety Inspection findings - Install new back door at the Visitor Center Other Maintenance Activities CE
DEED-Replace Boardwalks on South End of Park- Eighth & Jackson to Improve Visitor Safety and Access Cyclic Maintenance
Emergency removal of sycamore tree along Jackson Street in historic pasture area due to hollow trunk Emergency Repair CE
Grind out stump of hackberry tree in Solomon Allen lot (Block 11, Lot 8) cut down in 2001 Removal/Demolition
Grind out stump of silver maple planted in 2008 and cut down in 2016 in Block 11, Lot 4 Removal/Demolition CE
Install interior shutters on two windows in the Lyon House (HS-08) Other Natural/Cultural Resource Activities CE
Install security camera on lamp post next to Lincoln Home Resource Management CE
Re-tuckpoint North Porch, Retaining Wall; Repair South Walkway at Education Center Routine Maintenance CE
Reduce the Footprint of the Miller House and Restore to the Original Size of the Home Repair/Rehabilitation
Rehabilitate street light wiring, and replace network cabling parkwide to improve communication Equipment Replacement CE
Reinstall taller fence around Equipment storage area and add temporary covering near top Preventive Maintenance CE
Remove approximately 20-year old apple tree and grind out stump in Beedle backyard (Block 7, Lot 14). Replace tree. Routine Maintenance CE
Remove ash-borer damaged Ash trees from either side of Jackson Street in the 400 block Emergency Repair CE
Remove retaining wall in front of Dean House (HS-13) and add staff use gate between Dean and Brown Lots Cyclic Maintenance CE
Repair Beedle House Kitchen Repair/Rehabilitation CE
Repair Lincoln Home Fire Suppression System to Provide a Safe and Secure Environment to Visitors Cyclic Maintenance CE
Repair Wooden Curbs on Jackson and Eighth Street at Lincoln Home NHS Cyclic Maintenance
Repair and Paint Exterior- Dubois House Cyclic Maintenance CE
Repair and replace rotting sheathing and sister 2x4 studs on north side of Dubois House (HS-15) Emergency Repair CE
Repair deficiencies at Dubois House (HS 15) by installing shutters, painting interior basement and repairing leak in foundation Repair/Rehabilitation CE
Repair/Paint Fences North Half of Park to Enhance Visitor Appreciation Cyclic Maintenance Other
Replace HVAC System and Controls For Visitor Center Cyclic Maintenance CE
Replace HVAC System at Sprigg and Corneau House Cyclic Maintenance CE
Replace apple trees in-kind, in Block 10, Lot 8 (Lincoln Home), Block 6, Lot 9 (Shutt House), and Block 7, Lot 13 (Lyon House) Resource Management CE
Replace parts of door frame around Lincoln Home front door and replace hinges Resource Management CE
Replace window in Guest Room in Lincoln Home (HS-01) due to rot Emergency Repair CE
Replace windows and repair and paint exterior of Arnold House (HS-20) Cyclic Maintenance CE
Trim and/or Remove Hazardous Trees for Visitor Safety Preventive Maintenance
Tuckpoint Chimneys, Retaining Walls, and Foundations at Arnold, Dubois, Lyon, Sprigg and Dean Houses Cyclic Maintenance CE
* Open for comment.