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Photos: Steeple people on a Meriden church

  • Michael Duke, 37, of Errol, N.H., papers the steeple of the First Baptist Church of Meriden, N.H., in preparation to for shingling on Thursday, June 17, 2021. Duke recently purchased Robert Morgan & Co., the steeple restoration company he started working for at age 18, and has traveled the country for his work. (Valley News - James M. Patterson) Copyright Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.

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    Lister Lacen, of Springfield, Mass., hoists a load of supplies up to Michael Duke, not pictured, as they prepare to shingle the First Baptist Church of Meriden, N.H., Thursday, June 17, 2021. Lacen, who worked in residential and commercial roofing before joining Duke's company two months ago, said he does not mind the heights. "You try to enjoy it, but you've got to care for the rope," said Lacen. (Valley News - James M. Patterson) Copyright Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.

Published: 6/18/2021 10:27:00 PM
Modified: 6/18/2021 10:27:10 PM




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