Restoration & Construction Committee
The restoration committee plans brick and mortar projects which includes the development of architectural drawings (performed by the Society's architect), development of bid proposals, project budgets, and solicitation of project bids. If you are interested in becoming active with this committee, please send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Southampton Railroad Station Society Groundskeeping Committee meets on weekends and some weekday evenings. The Committee
focuses on maintaining the station grounds, such as removing litter from the parking lot, weeding, grass cutting and
identifying small maintenance issues on the exterior of the building. In addition, the Society recently started a small flower garden at the foot
of the parking lot, which needs watering and occasional care. If you are interested in joining us on any weekend,
please send an e-mail to email@example.com to learn more, or be put on our listserve.
Grants & Fundraising Committee
The grants & fundraising committee plans fundraising events and seeks public and private funding sources. Activities include preparation of grant applications, contacting and meeting with potential donors, and coordinating event planning. If you are interested in becoming active with this committee, please send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The membership committee oversees communications with existing members and recruiting of new membership. The Society publishes a seasonal membership newsletter and maintains a roster of active members and renewal of membership dues. If you are interested in becoming active with this committee, please send an e-mail to email@example.com.
Want to take charge of a restoration item or project?
There are many projects that need attention at Southampton Station that contribute to the restoration of the building and maintenance
of the grounds. The Society welcomes new members who would like to take ownership of a specific component of the restoration or upkeep
of the site.
will improve the current appearance of the station
and grounds that do not require large amounts of funding. Many of our members have contributed both their time and own money to undertake
projects which have enhanced the site. Listed below is a partial list of projects that are underway, or are in need of a "foster parent" to
undertake. We welcome suggestions for any minor projects that contribute to enhancing Southampton Station.
- Carpentry work - Front door, reconstruction of window sashes
- Refurbishing Reading Company wooden freight cart - sand and repaint wheels, conduct historically accurate repainting of cart platform
- Apply sealant to select portions of parking lot - donation of both labor and materials needed
- Flower garden maintenance (next to mortgage office on Second Street Pike)
- Mowing of grass on station grounds - biweekly, April through September