Kimball Jenkins Event: Preservation Works ROOF! ROOF!

Date(s) - 09/19/2020
12:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Kimball Jenkins


Event Hours: Saturday, Sept. 19, 2:00 – 4:00

Come early for orientation and assignments – Saturday, Sept. 19, 12:30 – 1:30

Rain Date: September 20th

Event Location: Kimball Jenkins

266 North Main St., Concord

Parking Info:
Drive onto estate and follow signs to parking lot in back. Meet in the center courtyard.

Event website:

GSA Duties  (may change as we finalize plans!):

*All can be outside. The tours/gallery roles can be inside if preferred.*

Estate Greeter: Welcome guests, pass out programs

Art School Greeter: Welcome guests to art gallery and Yellow House art studios, pass out flyers

Main House Greeter: Welcome guests to Main House for self-guided tour, pass out flyer

Info table Greeter: Staff info table, pass out scavenger hunt flyers and other materials

Banner Photo Op Coordinator: Invite people to take a photo in front of our Preservation Works: ROOF! ROOF!  banner and post it to social media

Sponsor Banner Photo Op Coordinator: Invite people to take a photo in front of our Sponsor Banner and post it to social media

Preservation Demo Table Coordinator: Welcome guests to explore demos.

Water table Greeter: Offer guests water bottles, hand sanitizer, etc.

Roaming Greeter: Help guests find their way around the estate.


Enjoy viewing the historic restoration of this National Register-listed resource, and we may be able to climb up on the scaffolding at the end of the event to see the restoration up close.

Orientation is from 12:30 to 1:30, on Sept. 19th before the event.

Dress code:

GSA uniform – Full GSA uniform, with GSA shirt, GSA name tag, khaki pants/skirt/shorts, and comfortable outdoor shoes
If you need to add extra layers for warmth, please try to wear them underneath your GSA shirt (white or black long sleeved shirts, turtlenecks, etc.) Please try to avoid sweaters, coats, and vests that might obscure your uniform shirt. If you are wearing a sweater, it must be a cranberry, forest green, or navy cardigan style.

Difficulty Rating: 3
Must be able to stand and/or walk for entire shift

Contact person at Kimball Jenkins

Althea Barton

cell. 603-219-7208

Covid Info:

Hand sanitizer will be available.  Masks and social distancing are required.  Face shields available upon request (email


There should be water available, and you will be able to take a bathroom break during the shift.

Event Description:

Come experience the art of historic preservation at the 1882 Kimball Jenkins House. Fun activities for all
ages – bring the kids and your own youthful sense of adventure. Enjoy museum-quality Victorian and
Gothic woodwork, learn about slate roofs (the slate lasts up to 500 years), and gaze on shiny copper
roofs (they last 100 years). Try our scavenger hunt to find treasures around the estate. Enter the contest
to guess the number of slates on the roof. Maybe even operate a bull wheel and take home your own
piece of slate, chalk for drawing on it, and a shiny copper penny!
Most activities are outside. Optional self-guided tours of the estate, including the 1882 House and
gallery, Carriage House gallery and art exhibit, and Yellow House art studios. Masks and social distancing required. Limit 100 people. Advance registration required.

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