More photos from our feature about the Glass House Project at Menokin, the 240-year-old home of signer of the Declaration of Independence, Francis Lightfoot Lee in Warsaw.
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Francis Lightfoot Lee. Courtesy of the Menokin Foundation.
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Helen and W. Tayloe Murphy Jr., a descendant of the Lee and Tayloe families.
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Original 1769 presentation drawings of Menokin. Courtesy of the Menokin Foundation.
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The foundation of the house, made from Choptank sandstone.
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Support for a corner of the collapsed house.
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Menokin, beneath its protective canopy in 2000.
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Supporting staircase leading to the second story.
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Tish King (center), wife of the late Martin Kirwan King who founded the Menokin Foundation in 1995. She is joined by Anne Tayloe Neuman of Mt. Airy - a descendant of John Tayloe II, and Mercer Wellford O'Hara of Sabine Hall - the house built by her ancestor Landon Carter, one of Francis Lightfoot Lee's best friends.
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A temporary acrylic wall gives visitors a look at how the glass walls will be structured.
Photography by Cade Martin.