Renovation and restoration work at the Sherwood Inn uncovered John Packwood's signature in chalk on a hidden floorboard. Packwood built the present-day inn in 1871 and signed his work for a future generation, according to local author and historian
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Old floorboard the signature of John Packwood in chalk was found during restoration and renovation work at the Sherwood Inn in Skaneateles.
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Construction crews hoist drywall into the third floor of the Sherwood Inn in Skaneateles as renovations wrap up.
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Crew members work as renovations at the Sherwood Inn in Skaneateles were set to finish in time for a March 15 reopening.
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David Lee, second from the left, heads up the restoration and renovation work at the Sherwood Inn in Skaneateles.
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Workers move a drywall plank through one of the Sherwood Inn's guest rooms after a crane hoisted it through the third-floor window as renovations finish.
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Workers put the finishing touches on a renovation project before the Sherwood Inn reopens in Skaneateles.
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David Lee, left, has been leading renovation projects at the Sherwood Inn in Skaneateles for decades, and was wrapping up the latest one before the venue was set to reopen March 15.
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Several of the guest rooms at Skaneateles' Sherwood Inn underwent total overhauls during renovations, while others received more modest decor updates.