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Our Lady of Grace, Dearborn Heights, Michigan

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Building Name: Private Residence

City: Britton

Window Shape: 2 (rectangle)

Date of Window: 1868

Subject/Title of Window: Oval Bevel

Brief Description of Subject: The was the center windows of a group of three. Larger and wider than the ones on either side, but similar in design. The upper corner glass was Blenko glass from West Virignia. They had their own sand supply. It's blown into a cylinder shape, opened and laid flat on a bed of charcoal, fired again to anneal and made less brittle. Cooled slowly.

A story told about the windows was there was always a clear glass, so the ladies could see when their butty came up the drive for them. There were a dozen or so sheds at the rear of the church to house horse and buggies or wagons.

Oval Bevel
Oval Bevel

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