Phase One – Structural Work to be completed in 2022
Our Goal: $110,000
Our ability to complete the Knaut-Rhuland House Conservation Plan and start the Phase I -Structural Work has been made possible because of our generous donors. Please thank our donors who helped make this happen.
Foundation: $50,000 – Shore southern foundation; Rebuild west section of southern wall.
Archaeological: The Archaeological Resource Impact Assessment (ARIA) has started and completion is expected in early July 2022.
Engineering: A site visit by the Structural Engineer in June assess the foundation wall to determine original construction methods. Further consultation is required.
Once permission is received from the NS Department of Communities, Culture, Tourism and Heritage and design specifications completed, foundation work will begin. This is currently expected to start in late July or early August.
Floor & Wall Structure: $21,000 – Repair basement stair stringer; Reframe current and former stair openings. This work will start after the Foundation work is completed.
Roof : $28,000 – Reframe structure around the western chimney. This work will start after the Foundation work is completed.
Improve Site Drainage: $11,000
Our Fundraising Progress to date
Phase One: $18,646 We have started raising funds for our 2022 Structural Work.
Conservation Plan Phase: $20,000 raised to develop a Conservation Plan.
Our Prospective Funding Partners in 2022
- National Cost-Sharing Program for Heritage Places – up to $55,000
- Nova Scotia Heritage Development Fund (Built Heritage) – up to $10,000
- Grants from private foundations – $30,000 +
- Additional fund-raising efforts – $15,000