1970s-1980s

Ongoing efforts to furnish the site and open it to the community

1987

House placed on the NJ (27 July) and National (20 September) Historic Registers

1988

Preservation Plan notes structural problems, house closed to large groups

1989

Friends of Collings-Knight House incorporated as a not-for-profit organization

1990

Update to the Preservation Plan compiled: structural and architectural analysis

1991-1992

Applications for NJ Historic Trust grants unsuccessful

1993

Repairs to woodwork and rain collection systems

1994

Plans and specifications for structural work obtained

1995

Structural stabilization completed

House reopened for Holiday Tour

1996

Educational and social events resume Fundraising efforts continue

1998

Roof replaced

1999

Kitchen shed clapboards repaired and repainted

2000-2001

Brick and mortar restoration

2002

Front steps replaced

Window restoration begun

2003

Obtained NJ Historic Trust grant for accessibility plans

2004

Keeping room ceiling repaired and replastered

2005

Interior plaster repairs and restoration, funded largely by County grant

2006

Front walk replacement and Carriage block restoration

2009-2010

Plaster repairs to attic and stairways Painting interior woodwork

2010

Front fa├žade shutters restored

2012

Cellar windows, storm doors and shed door replaced

2015

Replaced back porch