Artifacts from Virginia-area museums in running for top 10 endangered designation


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Washington Post Article
At the Wilton House Museum, an 18th-century plantation house overlooking the James River, a portion of a colonial waistcoat worn by the then-Lt. Gov. Alexander Spotswood is in disrepair. The framed fabric belonging to the man known for his deeat of the pirate Blackbeard is frayed and, without proper conservation, will continue to fall apart.

Full Story: Washington Post – August 13, 2012