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    Capitol Maintenance Dennis Hebert
    staff carpenter, guide & onsite project manager

    A temporary, free-standing scaffolding was positioned next to the 44-foot statue and base. The topmost platform of the free-standing scaffolding seemed like a postage stamp balanced on a giant erector set stilt. A.C. Gilbert would have been proud.



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