YOUR HOMETOWN — New Market: Pumped Up: Restoration A Labor Of Love

Police Chief Takes On Project To Refurbish Dilapidated Replica Of 19th Century Water Source

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Posted: March 7, 2013

New Market Police Chief Charlie Peery stands next to the replica of the 19th century pump at the corner of Congress and Lee streets. Peery used his woodworking skills to restore the pump, which had fallen into disrepair due to dry rot, cracks and damage from the elements. Photo by Nikki Fox / DN-R.
NEW MARKET — Rotting, run-down and rickety, the historic town pump at Congress and Lee streets had seen better days. Until, that is, New Market Police Chief Charlie Peery got his hands on it.

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