Marland’s Grand Home gets update

Ponca City Now - May 14, 2015 9:35 am

Historic preservationist David Burke tests paint samples at Marland’s Grand Home. Assistant Director Jayne Detten hands him another sample.

Historic Preservationist David Burke has been repainting the exterior trim of Marland’s Grand Home at 10th Street and Grand Avenue. He has previously worked on the Grand Home, the Marland Mansion and Pawnee Bill’s house in Pawnee.

He restored the Rock Cafe in Stroud after it was destroyed by fire in 2008.

Burke studied Historic Building Trades in Arkansas and previously operated an antiques business in Perry and Stillwater. He had worked at the Lake Port Plantation in Arkansas, the last Mississippi River plantation in Arkansas.


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