2016 The Felt Estate

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Projects Completed
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About The Felt Estate

The Felt Mansion features unique fixtures comprising intricate mahogany woodwork, original hardwood floors, and art-deco style colorful tile. Venture through the Mansion’s sprawling three floors including an impressive foyer, a formal dining room, a library housing original books, a parlor featuring a mahogany fireplace mantel, and a variety of family bedrooms and bathrooms. Take a step back in time and explore the history that is still be unveiled to this day through ongoing restoration and updates.

Projects Completed

  • Construction of 1000 foot trail connecting Saugatuck State Park to the Felt Estate
  • Residing and painting of the historic barn
  • Painting of the tennis court, chapel, ballroom and carriage house
  • Window restoration
  • Roof installation
  • Fence construction
  • Fixing the stone pathways

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September
WGVU with Shelley Irwin – Discussing Michigan Cares for Tourism

August
Holland Sentinel – Volunteers complete 17 projects in one day at Felt Estate grounds
Holland Sentinel – All in a day’s work: 200-plus volunteers will descend on the Felt Estate
Holland Sentinel (video) – Felt Estate Volunteer Day

April
Jon Jacobson Picture Michigan – Pure Michigan Governor’s Conference on Tourism (Listen at 5.36)
Behind the Mitten with Amy Sherman and John Gonzalez – Patty Janes of Michigan Cares for Tourism about a special project to restore historic sites around the state. (Listen at 19:55)

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2016 Event Gallery