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Cape Gazette CAPE LIFE : FRIDAY, APRIL 11 - MONDAY, APRIL 14, 2014 "d3 Lewes Historical Society tc honor four The Lewes Historical Soci- ety will honor four outstanding preservationists this year at the Lewes Historic Preservation Awards Luncheon, sponsored by Burton Builders. U.S. Sen, Thomas R. Carper will offer re- marks regarding the importance of historic preservation. The awards luncheon begins at noon, Friday, April 11, at Irish Eyes Pub & Restaurant; call 302-645-7670 for more information. The four honorees have made an indelible impact on the Lewes community by enhancing the town through preservation and thoughtful design and services. Mayor James L. Ford II1: Community Service Award After a decade of leadership as mayor and more than 10 other years as a member of city coun- cil, Ford has shepherded Lewes through dramatic improvements and proj- ects. Among the notable achievements during his tenure are the completion of Lewes Canal- James L. Ford Ill front Park, the Second Street Revitalization Project and the celebration of Lewes's 375th anniversary in 2006. In addi- tion to his position as mayor, Ford's business as a preservation contractor has earned him the wide admiration of homeowners across Lewes and has given him a unique sense of the importance of preservation in the First Town in the First State. Amy & Craig Felker: Stewardship Award for 214 Mulberry St. When the Allmond family SUBMITTED PHOTOS THE HOUSE at 214 Mulberry St. was the first Methodist chapel in Lewes. decided to sell the first Bethel Church at the corner of Mulberry and Third streets in 2012, they wanted to make sure they found a buyer who would respect the historic fabric and nature of the structure. Did they ever. The first building in Delaware specifically built as a Methodist church was purchased by Amy and Craig Felker, who did the minimal repairs needed to prepare the building to be an integral part of Lewes's architectural heritage for years to come. Bishop Francis Asbury noted in 1790, "We have a chapel built at Lewistown." That chapel is still here, more than 220 years later, and poised to inspire for even longer. Brenda B. Jones: Renovation Award for 121 East Third St. Featured in the Curb Appeal section of "This Old House," With before-and-after photos, what many would have seen as a tear-down shotgun bungalow was salvaged by Brenda Jones and turned into a charming resi- The Renovation Award goes to this house at 121 East Third St. PlJlISH lINE SELF STORAGE RENT 10X20 REGULAR UNIT WAS S0030 NOW $95 MINIMUM OF THREE MONTHS Only 15 Minutes from the beach REGULAR AND CLIMATE CONTROL UNITS dence which utilized salvaged parts from the house including pine flooring and the original cast-iron kitchen sink. An old packing crate found in the attic was repurposed as a door; the crate has a previous owner's name on it with the house ad- dress and reinforces the sense of place Lewes embodies. Hal & Holly Brundage: Restoration Award for 325 Market St. Built around 1904 and en- larged around 1955, 325 Market St. has been restored to its for- mer glory while adapting to the conveniences of today. Heart pine flooring was salvaged, as were existing staircases and rail- ings. While the chimney bricks needed to be replaced, a salvaged mantel from Philadelphia rein- forces Lewes' close connections to the city on the Delaware River. The house at 325 Market St. wins the Restoration Award. Sleepwell "Night Whisper" 5" 420 VertiCoil, 13.75 gauge 1-Sided 1 yr. non-prorated warranty Twin set List $260, SALE $1 79 Full set List $350, SALE $229 Queen set List $400, SALES269 Paramount "Good Nite" 5" 504 VertiCoil, 13.75 gauge, 5 yr non-prorated warranty Twin set Full set Queen set King set 1 -Sided List $380, SALE $269 List $420, SALE $299 List $500, SALE $349 List $700, SALE $499 Sleepwell "Centra Palermo" 7" 504 coil, 13.75 gauge, 10 yr prorated warranty 2-Sided Reversible Plush Top Twin set Full set Queen set King set List $480, SALE $299 List $600, SALE $399 List $700, SALE $499 List $950, SALE $649 FREE LOCAL DELIVERY, SETUP & REMOVAL!* DOOR BUSTER! 70% OFF! METAL I HEADBOARD $18 BUNK BED The front porch's decorative corner brackets were retained, blending into the fabric of one of Lewes's loveliest residential streets as they have for over a century. Modern taste and historic character blend in this Market Street gem. "Done correctly, historic pres- ervation isn't necessarily about the preservation of one building, but rather a community and its context, and it should leadto thriving local business and a sustainable way of life," Society Executive Director Mike DiPaolo noted. "The society feels we need to honor those who have acted so faithfully as stewards of our heritage." More information can be found at www.HistoricLewes.org. ITEREST FINANCING!" SAVE EVEN MORE IF YOU PAY IN CASH!" FUTON COMPLETE W/FULL SIZE MATiRESS Serta r "Gallant"  Reversible Plush or Firm Top, 520 coil, 13.75 gauge, Stable-base double beam steel foundation, 10 yr. non-prorated warranty Twin set List $740, SALE $499 Full set List $85O, SALE $599 Queen set List $950, SALE $649 King set List $1350, SALE $899 Paramount Back Performance "Gel Ace" Foam-encased 460 coil w/ Cooling Gel Memory Foam Technology, 15 yr. non-prorated warranty No-flip Pillow Top Twin set SOLD OUT Full set List $95O, SALE $649 Queen set List $1050, SALE $699 King set OVERSTOCK CLOSEOUT $849 / / Serta B/fLg/ "Easton Park" Foam encased 814 coil, 14.75 gauge, Stabl-base double beam steel foundation: 20 year prorated warranty 2-Sided Reversible Plush Top Twin set List $1050, SALE $749 Full set List $] 25o, SALE $899 Queen set List $1350, SALE $949 King set List $17oo, SALE $1 249 LUGGAGE RACK $199  HI-RISER : D, BED W/TWO SLEEPWELL INNERSPRING ;349 MATTRESSES $449 SLEEP SOFA Nklaussner home furnishings W/TWO INNERSPRING MATTRESSES $499 LIST $990 $599 ALL SIZES AVAILABLE Highway 9, 4 miles east of Georgetown, DE 302.856.6365 www.beschefurniture.com Sale ms maybe floor models, as-is or last one anti are subject to I sale. 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