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    This really old house

    After a $150,000 restoration, the Abigail Adams birthplace in Weymouth is ready for the public. Below, a pair of frames found in the attic area.
    Photos by Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff
    After a $150,000 restoration, the Abigail Adams birthplace in Weymouth is ready for the public. Below, a pair of frames found in the attic area.

    Updates to a house

    with 328-year history

    Installed new cedar clapboard siding using square-head nails

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    Repaired and reinforced two main structural 8’ by 8’ posts

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    Laid new foundation under the

    kitchen

    Repaired all 17 windows

    Installed heating and air-conditioning system

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    Upgraded electrical system

    Updated plumbing

    Repaired and painted exterior trim

    Placed power lines underground

    Cost: About $150,000, plus donations of time, service, and equipment

    Sources: Abigail Adams Historical Society,
    Essex Restoration