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Another Historic Fairbury Sign Going Up

By the time this article hits the press, this may be old news! Dale Maley is very busy again this year doing great things for Fairbury.

Dale has researched more signage on downtown buildings. In the past couple weeks, Dale has been working on recreating and painting another sign – This time on the old Archer House. This building is between Once ‘n Again and the Video Store.

Here is some interesting information about this project:

Where Dale found old picture:
Size of letters:
How stencils are made:
Issue with manlift:
Process of this job: – Find photo, recreate letters, clean surface…
Obstacles:

“Wow! No task seems to big or daunting for Dale Maley! Fairbury is indebted to this gentleman who volunteers tons of time for our community. Thank you, Dale, for all your great work.” comments Bobbi McKeon, owner of Heart’s Desire and coordinator of the Specialty Shops group.

“Along with the other projects Dale has undertaken, this project really does add to the historic appeal and appearance of our community.” concludes Bobbi.

As always, call Bobbi McKeon at (815) 692-4500 or email fairbury@fairburyILattractions.com with any stories, ideas or suggestions for interesting topics to write for our community.