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The Mill is currently closed to the public for safety reasons until restoration is complete. Public visits to the Mill will be announced as construction proceeds. For more information please contact President Dean Copeland at Copeland.sawmill@verizon.net, or 781-837-3001 or by mail to Hatch Mill, P.O.Box 2518, Ocean Bluff, Massachusetts 02065.

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Bennet Street School Students Start Process of Restoration

The North Bennet Street School of Boston students documented and cataloged timbers and boards in preparation for restoration.  Steven O’Shaughnessy, department head of preservation carpentry at the school and Michael L. Burrey of MLB Restorations of Plymouth are overseeing the students throughout their restoration efforts.

 

Bennet Street School Students

Student takes measurements

 Copper Tags For Cataloging

 

Stamping The Tags For Cataloging Timber and Boards
 Organizing The Tags  Cataloged Boards
 Stamping The Tags seal[1]