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The author, Jeffrey S. Levine, is an Architectural Conservator with
John Milner Associates, Inc., and gratefully acknowledges the technical
review of this publication by the following: Russel Watsky, Watsky
Associates; Kenton Lerch, The Structural Slate Company; Matt Millen,
Millen Roofing Co.; Alex Echeguren, Echeguren Slate Company; Bill
Markcrow, Vermont Structural Slate Company; and Dick Naslund, Department
of Geological Sciences, State University of New York at Binghamton.
In addition, invaluable comments were provided by Sharon Park, Doug
Hicks and Michael J. Auer, National Park Service; Suzanne Barucco,
Martin Jay Rosenblum, R.A. & Associates; and Fred Walters, John
Milner Associates, Inc. All photographs are by the author unless
Sharon C. Park, AIA, Senior Historical Architect, Preservation
Assistance Division, National Park Service, is credited with directing
the development of this publication and with its technical editorship.
Washington, D.C. September, 1992
This publication has been prepared pursuant to the National Historic
Preservation Act of 1966, as amended, which directs the Secretary
of the Interior to develop and make available information concerning
historic properties. Technical Preservation Services (TPS), Heritage
Preservation Services Division, National Park Service prepares
standards, guidelines, and other educational materials on responsible
historic preservation treatments for a broad public.