are made as preservation work continues. The entire site is
our Collection. Our Feature Exhibit is the discovery process.
One thing we know: more will be revealed.
on the images
and documentation of the discoveries and preservation tell
the casual visitor and serious historian that the archaeological
and historical Integrity of the James House is important to
the James House is sensitive to the Secretary of the Interior's
Standards for Treatment of Historic Properties. Where possible
the property is being preserved as it has evolved to the
present. Major reconstruction has occurred only where the
deterioration has been extensive, and the original structure
was largely destroyed.
within the guidelines of the Standards will dictate the period
or periods that the James House will be restored to. There
is much to do. Discoveries will continue. Programs are being
developed to share with our visitors the challenges, as well
as the finished pieces, in our Collection.
The James House is a living
museum of architectural and
social history of early New England.