Tag Archives: Giving

A Headquarters for All

By Jennis Watson, Membership and Development Manager The Trail Conference will soon unveil a Limited Use/Limited Access (LULA) elevator at the new headquarters at Darlington Schoolhouse for the benefit of visitors with mobility-related disabilities. The project has been made possible … Continue reading

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Finding William Morris in the Darlington Schoolhouse Project: Arts and Crafts Architecture, Historical Preservation and Ecosophy

It should come as no surprise that medievalist David Kopp has taken great interest in the Trail Conference’s future headquarters at the historic Darlington Schoolhouse.  The original building, completed in 1891, captivates visitors for its beauty, its historical value, its … Continue reading

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Benjamin Moore Donates 100 Gallons of Paints and Stains for Headquarters

Benjamin Moore and Co. is donating 100 gallons of paints and stains for the future Trail Conference headquarters at Darlington Schoolhouse. This gift, valued at $4,000 at retail value, represents most of the interior and exterior coatings needed for the … Continue reading

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Darlington Schoolhouse: Building Together as a Team

Our construction team holds a job meeting every other week to discuss the progress and progression of construction at the Darlington Schoolhouse. The team members update each other on the prior two weeks’ worth of work, as well as projections … Continue reading

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Help Us Secure Darlington’s Future

Darlington Schoolhouse is changing every day as local construction workers install cedar shingles on the roof, dig wells outside for the geothermal heating/cooling system, and begin plastering the interior walls of the addition out back. Anyone driving by on Rt. … Continue reading

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Darlington’s New Look

Click here to see a GIF of Darlington’s progress over the last six months!

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Darlington Schoolhouse: A New Life for Old Windows

The Trail Conference is continuing to keep up with best practices for historic preservation as restoration moves forward at Darlington Schoolhouse. We have been able to keep the entire building intact, including salvaging the original rear windows for a new project.  … Continue reading

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