MUCC and the Mansions


Today, with the help of The Landmarks Society of Greater Utica, MUCC took a trip to Rutger Park to clean 1 Rutger Park,a historic mansion built in 1854.

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It is a beautiful building with amazing architecture as well as interesting features, like a porcelain-lined fireplace upstairs.

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Unfortunately, the building has fallen into disrepair. We went there today to clean up the floors. The paint has been falling off of the walls and there was a layer of dust on the floor. Our MUCCsters swept, vaccuumed and mopped the floors of the building.

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We even swept the porch while we waited to go inside.

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It was an amazing experience to see such a historic building in our own community. We even got a small tour of another old mansion next door.

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It was an exciting day full of cleaning, but nothing beats seeing a piece of history in Utica.