A Marvel in Need of a Miracle

Letter of Support from Karen Traub

Earlier this week, I visited the magnificent, but deteriorating and inaccessible Wheeler Memorial Library in Orange. It reminded me of Cuba, where architectural marvels from prosperous times are now patched and repaired by people who try their best to do the most with the least. Mr. Wheeler seemed to look down from his portrait with pride at the doings of the library — that evening the friends were meeting — but I could imagine a raised eyebrow of disapproval as he took in the cracked plaster on the water-stained wall.

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