In this video, we see how stonemasons Ray Cannetti, Robert Hall, and Kevin Nieto laid the handmade Aquia sandstone foundation stones around and on top of the Washington house's concrete cradle foundation, which protects original architectural remains underground. Watch these videos about the concrete cradle and the oyster burning process. Learn more about the Washington House here … Continue reading Video: Building George’s House – Laying the Stone Foundation
Video: Building George’s House – The Cornerstone
Stonemason Ray Cannetti tells us the story behind the cornerstone of the Washington house interpretive replica being built at George Washington's Ferry Farm. Learn more about the Washington House here and view other videos, photos, and blog posts about the project here.
Video – Building George’s House: Making the Foundation Stones
In this video, we learn how Stonemasons Ray Cannetti, Kevin Neito, and Robert Hall split and dressed Aquia sandstone into foundation stones for the Washington House interpretive replica at Ferry Farm. Learn about the special concrete cradle the foundation stones will rest on in this video and read more about the Washington House project here.