1803 House Restoration

Location: 55 South Keystone Avenue, Emmaus PA 18049;

Below: Restoration Projects of Colonial Windows, Shutters and Doors;

Colonial Windows & Shutters:

Restoration of Windows: There are 16 colonial windows and 30 shutters that are in dire need of repair.  As of Fall 2019, Reed Harris Contractors has repaired, restored and painted 4 windows, not the shutters, on the side of the house.  Only 12 more to go.  Support our fundraising events for the window repair.  Below are before and after pictures.

Colonial Doors:

Restoration of the Cellar Doors: The cellar doors have been in dire need of repair and painting.  The cellar doors were again repaired by Reed Harris Contractors.  Below are before and after pictures of our cellar doors.
Restoration of Front and Back Doors: Over time the front and back kitchen door deteriorated along with the trim. Each were preserved, restored and painted by Reed Harris Contractors. Below are close up pictures of front door [first 2 are after restoration and the 3rd one is before]. See Before and After Pictures.

Annual Appeal

   Because of our membership, a very talented Board of Directors, and the generosity of the community, we continue to advance the historic significance of the 1803 House Homestead. We especially appreciate the response to our annual appeal. This year we asking for funding to restore the 16 colonial windows and 30 shutters. .
To give by credit card, click on the blue "Donate Now" button below:
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If you prefer to give by check, fill out this "Appeal" form and mail it with your tax-deductible donation.


Attend an 1803 House Event:

      Please consider attending our fundraiser events.  In the Spring enjoy some food, wine, music; in Fall enjoy some more food, beer and music; and in winter enjoy an "Old Fashioned Christmas at the 1803 House."
For more information Go to Events