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David Arbogast is a renowned expert in paint analysis. Here lists more than 260 projects that he has conducted paint analysis.

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National Park Service

Texas State Capitol, Austin, Texas
  • Aspet, Little Studio, Ravine Studio, Carriage House, New Gallery,
  • Caretaker's Cottage, Blow-Me-Down Mill, and Temple
  • Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site, Cornish, New Hampshire
  • The Oaks, Grey Columns, and George Washington Carver Museum
  • Tuskegee National Historic Site, Tuskegee, Alabama
  • Commanding Officer's Quarters, Fort Davis NHS, Fort Davis, Texas
  • Old Courthouse, Fort Smith National Historic Site, Fort Smith, Arkansas
  • Russian Bishop's House, Sitka National Historic Park Sitka, Alaska
  • Arlington House, Arlington National Cemetery, George Washington Memorial Parkway, Washington, D.C.
  • Birthplace Cottage, Isaac Miles Farmhouse, Quaker Meetinghouse, and Mackey House, Herbert Hoover NHS, West Branch, Iowa
  • Chellberg Farm, Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, Indiana
  • Au Sable Lighthouse, Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore, Michigan
  • Raspberry Island Lighthouse, Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, Wisconsin
  • Michigan Metal Light Tower, Apostle Islands National Lakeshore, Wisconsin
  • Glacier Lodge, Glacier National Park, Montana
  • Fort Scott National Historic Site, Fort Scott, Kansas
  • Arnold House, Sprigg House, DuBois House, Corneau House, Stuve House, Lincoln House Privy, Beedle House, Lyon House, Shutt House, Robinson House, and Morse House; Lincoln Home National Historic Site, Springfield, Illinois
  • Noland-Haukenberry House and Truman Farm Home, Harry S Truman National Historic Site, Independence, Missouri
  • Main Lodge, Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, Michigan
  • D.H. Day CCC Log Building, Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, Michigan
  • Alley Mill, Ozark National Scenic Riverway, Missouri
  • Old First Baptist Church, African Methodist Episcopal Church, Nicodemus School District No. 1 Building, Township Hall, St. Francis Hotel/Fletcher-Switzer Residence, Nicodemus National Historic Site, Nicodemus, Kansas:
  • CCC Cabins, Lower District of Buffalo National River, Arkansas
  • Second Period Moses Carver House, George Washington Carver National Monument, Diamond, Missouri
  • Sculptor’s Residence and Studio, Mount Rushmore National Monument, South Dakota
  • CCC Officer’s Cabin, Wind Cave National Park, South Dakota
  • Cane River Creole National Historical Park, Louisiana
  • Spence Cabin and Four Miscellaneous Structures, Great Smoky Mountains National Park
  • Wash-Roberts House, Cape Lookout National Seashore, North Carolina
  • Dover Hotel, Fort Donelson National Battlefield, Tennessee
  • Nike Missle Site Building, Everglades National Park, Florida



  • Swan House, Daphne, Alabama
  • Foster Hall, Talladega College, Talladega, Alabama


  • Russian-American Magazin, Kodiak Historical Society, Kodiak, Alaska
  • Depot, Anchorage, Alaska


  • First Presbyterian Church, Peoria, Arizona
  • Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Temple, Mesa, Arizona


  • Estudillo Mansion, San Jacinto, California
  • Kelso School, Mojave National Preserve, Bristow, California
  • Point Pinos Lighthouse, Pacific Grove, California
  • Fenyes Mansion - Pasadena, California
  • Spooner Ranch House, Montaņa de Oro State Park, California
  • Woodward Craftsman, Fort Bragg, California
  • “Hacienda” – The MacIntosh Residence, Sonoma, California
  • Sunkist Water Tower, Los Angeles, California


  • Paramount Theater, Denver, Colorado
  • Ghost Building, Denver, Colorado
  • United States Mint, Denver, Colorado
  • Grant-Humphries Mansion, Denver, Colorado
  • Molly Brown House, Denver, Colorado
  • Byers-Evans House, Denver, Colorado
  • McAllister House, Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • Midland Depot, Divide, Colorado
  • Trinidad Water Works, Trinidad, Colorado
  • Shaw Residence, Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • Rosemount Museum, Pueblo, Colorado
  • Hough Building, Lake City, Colorado
  • Midland Depot, Divide, Colorado
  • Interlaken Resort, Pike-San Isabel National Forest, Colorado
  • M & A Market, Steamboat Springs, Colorado
  • Aspen Community Church, Aspen, Colorado



  • Parsonage, New Fairfield, Connecticut
  • Hubbell House, New Fairfield, Connecticut
  • Cheromcha Residence, Quaker Hill, Connecticut
  • Rowayton Community Center, Connecticut
  • Hoyt-Barnum House, Stamford, Connecticut


  • Touch Restaurant, Miami Beach, Florida
  • Vizcaya West Gate Lodge, Miami, Florida
  • North City Waterworks, Saint Augustine, Florida


  • Tender Frame Shop, Roundhouse Railroad Museum, Coastal Heritage Society, Savannah, Georgia


  • 123 Locust Street, Watseka, Illinois
  • Adlai Stevenson House, Libertyville, Illinois
  • Austin Residence, Jacksonville, Illinois
  • Bahai House of Worship, WiIlmette, Illinois
  • Bjorklund Hotel, Bishop Hill State Historic Site, Bishop Hill, Illinois
  • Clarke House Museum, Chicago, Illinois
  • Clock Tower Building, Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island, Illinois
  • Cole Residence, Galena, Illinois
  • Colonel Davenport House, Rock Island Arsenal, Rock Island, Illinois
  • Colony Church, Bishop Hill State Historic Site, Bishop Hill, Illinois
  • David Davis Mansion, Bloomington, Illinois
  • East Tower Building, Chicago, Illinois
  • Edwards Place Historic Home, Springfield Art Association, Springfield, Illinois
  • Emmons-Leigh House, Oak Park, Illinois
  • Former Odd Fellows Building, Galesburg, Illinois
  • Former Masonic Temple, Galesburg, Illinois
  • Former Knights of Columbus Building, Galesburg, Illinois
  • Fulton Hall, Monmouth College, Monmouth, Illinois
  • Hartwig Farmhouse, Galena, Illinois
  • Hyde Home, Nauvoo, Illinois
  • Illinois Supreme Court Library, Springfield, Illinois
  • Joseph Smith Store, Nauvoo, Illinois
  • Kinder House, Des Plaines, Illinois
  • Knox County Courthouse, Galesburg, Illinois
  • Mercer County Courthouse, Aledo, Illinois
  • Minnie Stewart House, Monmouth, Illinois
  • Old Main, Knox College, Galesburg, Illinois
  • Pullman Administration Building and Clock Tower, Pullman, Illinois
  • Platt Luggage Façade, Chicago, Illinois
  • Quinby House, Monmouth College, Monmouth, Illinois
  • Reddick Mansion, Ottawa, Illinois
  • Rheinburger Residence, Nauvoo State Park, Nauvoo, Illinois
  • Saunders Residence, Washington, Illinois
  • Shubert Theater, Chicago, Illinois
  • Simpson/Losurdo Residence, Aurora, Illiniois
  • Sulfur Springs Hotel, Grand Village of the Illinois State Historic Site, Illinois
  • Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity, Knox College, Galesburg, Illinois
  • Turner Hall, Galena, Illinois
  • Weeks Home, Nauvoo, Illinois
  • William A. Gheen House. Nauvoo, Illinois



  • Brier House, Rob Roy, Indiana
  • Belanger Residence, Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Eleutherian College, Madison, Indiana
  • Hinkle-Garton Farm, Bloomington, Indiana
  • Montessori Children’s School, Hammond, Indiana
  • Peters Residence, Goshen, Indiana
  • Stabosz Residence, LaPorte, Indiana


  • Blackhawk Lodge, Davenport, Iowa
  • Blair House, Washington, Iowa
  • Brucemore, National Trust for Historic Preservation, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
  • Capitol Theater, Burlington, Iowa
  • Caradco Building, Dubuque, Iowa
  • Cattermole Library, Fort Madison, Iowa
  • CCC/POW Building, Hardin County Fairgrounds, Eldora, Iowa
  • Clayton County Courthouse, Elkader, Iowa
  • Coralville Schoolhouse, Coralville, Iowa
  • Corning Opera House, Corning, Iowa
  • Craig Doran Residence, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
  • Davis County Courthouse, Bloomfield, Iowa
  • Delaware County Courthouse, Manchester, Iowa
  • E.E. Warren Opera House, Greenfield, Iowa
  • Fayette County Historical Museum, West Union, Iowa
  • Federal Courthouse, Sioux City, Iowa
  • General Dodge House, Council Bluffs, Iowa
  • Gordon Van-Tine Buildings, Davenport, Iowa
  • Grant Wood Carriage House, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
  • Grout Statue, Grout Museum, Waterloo, Iowa
  • Hillside, the Judith Belfer Residence, Davenport, Iowa
  • Jordan House Museum, West Des Moines, Iowa
  • Kendall Young Library, Webster City, Iowa
  • Lambrite-Iles-Petersen House, Davenport, Iowa
  • Larson-Armstrong House, Britt, Iowa
  • Lemuel Parkhurst House, Davenport, Iowa
  • Leon Depot, Leon, Iowa
  • Lischer House, Davenport, Iowa
  • Lott Residence, Dubuque, Iowa
  • Louis P. and Clara K. Best Residence and Auto House, Davenport, Iowa
  • MacKay Hall, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa
  • Madison County Courthouse, Winterset, Iowa
  • McCarley Residence, Davenport, Iowa
  • Mueller Residence, Davenport, Iowa
  • Muscatine Art Center, Muscatine, Iowa
  • Muscatine City Hall, Muscatine, Iowa
  • Nestler Residence, Davenport, Iowa
  • Old City Hall and Fire Station, Valley Junction, Iowa
  • Old Main, Drake University, Des Moines, Iowa
  • Palmer Mansion, Palmer Chiropractic University, Davenport, Iowa
  • Park Inn Hotel/City National Bank, Mason City, Iowa
  • Pottawattamie County “Squirrel Cage” Jail, Council Bluffs, Iowa
  • Prusia Hardware Company Building, Fort Dodge, Iowa
  • Scheurmann/Hirsch Mansion, Des Moines, Iowa
  • Seymour-Johnson Building, Des Moines, Iowa
  • Statue, Grout Museum, Waterloo, Iowa
  • Tangle Berry Shop, Centerville, Iowa
  • Terrace Hill, Des Moines, Iowa
  • The Kathedral, Des Moines, Iowa
  • The Reverend John Todd House, Tabor, Iowa
  • Town Square Buildings, Bloomfield, Iowa
  • Wells Fargo Bank, Davenport, Iowa



  • Episcopal Bishop's House, Topeka, Kansas
  • Mahaffie House and Farmstead, Olathe, Kansas
  • St. Mary's Chapel, Custer House, Veterinarian Facility, Cavalry Stable, and Custer Hall, Fort Riley, Kansas
  • Wichita Federal Courthouse, Wichita, Kansas


  • Cadentown Rosenwald School, Lexington, Kentucky
  • Chapline Building, Munfordville, Kentucky
  • Old State Arsenal Building, Lexington, Kentucky
  • Paxton-Evans House, Old Washington, Kentucky
  • Porter Residence, Frankfort, Kentucky
  • Sandford Duncan Inn, Simpson County, Kentucky
  • St. Paul’s Catholic Church, Lexington, Kentucky



  • Judice Residence, Darrow, Louisiana
  • United States Customs House, New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Straight Hall, Dillard University, New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Lang House, Mandeville, Louisiana


  • Brigham Womens Hospital Rotunda, Boston, Massachusetts
  • Capen House, Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts
  • Deary Residence, Lynn, Massachusettts
  • Gee Residence, Boston, Massachusetts
  • Liska Residence, Boston, Massachusetts
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • Richardson House, Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts
  • Schmetterer Residence, Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts


  • Berrien County Courthouse, Berrien Springs, Michigan
  • Cheboygan County Jail, Cheboygan, Michigan
  • Donohue Residence, Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • Hart-Dole-Inouye Federal Center, Battle Creek, Michigan
  • Historic Towner House, Ypsilanti, Michigan
  • Iroquois Point Lighthouse, Hiawatha National Forest, Escanaba, Michigan
  • Nutting-Walker House, Saline, Michigan
  • Selinski-Green Farmhouse Museum, St. Clair Shores, Michigan


  • Charles Lindbergh Residence, Little Falls, Minnesota
  • Trowbridge Bandstand, Waseca, Minnesota


  • Burrus House (Hollywood Plantation), Benoit, Mississippi
  • Manship House, Jackson, Mississippi



  • 1872 Neosho Colored School, Neosho, Missouri
  • Becky Thatcher House, Hannibal, Missouri
  • Bingham-Waggoner Estate, Independence, Missouri
  • Bothwell Lodge State Historic Site, Sedalia, Missouri
  • Camp Shawnee, Knob Noster State Park, Knob Noster, Missouri
  • Clay County Courthouse, Liberty, Missouri
  • Confederate Home Chapel, Confederate Memorial SHS, Higginsville, Missouri
  • Delassus-Kern House, Mamie Shaw House, Clapboard Outbuilding, and Wash House/Brick Outbuilding, Felix Valle State Historic Site, Sainte Genevieve, Missouri
  • Ellerman Residence, University Park, Missouri
  • Gilmore Residence, Saint Joseph, Missouri
  • Harry S Truman Birthplace State Historic Site, Lamar, Missouri
  • Hunter-Dawson Home State Historic Site, New Madrid, Missouri
  • Jackson County Courthouse, Independence, Missouri
  • John William “Blind” Boone Residence, Columbia, Missouri
  •  Lafayette County Courthouse, Lexington, Missouri
  • Lexington Museum, Lexington, Missouri
  • Mark Twain Carriage, Mark Twain Birthplace State Historic Site, Florida, Missouri
  • Missouri Governor’s Mansion, Jefferson City, Missouri
  • Nathan Boone Homestead State Historic Site, Missouri
  • Old Post Office, Saint Louis, Missouri
  • Owens-McCoy House, Independence, Missouri
  • President’s House, Lincoln University, Columbia, Missouri
  • Samuel Cupples House, Saint Louis, Missouri
  • The Kritser House, Independence, Missouri
  • The Truman Depot, Independence, Missouri
  • Thomas Hickman House, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri
  • Truman Farm, Grandview, Missouri
  • Vaile Mansion, Independence, Missouri
  • Watkins Woolen Mill State Park and State Historic Site, near Lawson, Missouri


  • American National Bank, Sidney, Nebraska
  • Blase Residence, Lincoln, Nebraska
  • Bull Durham Apartments, Omaha, Nebraska
  • Burlington Depot, Willa Cather Historical Center, Red Cloud, Nebraska
  • Center School, Peru State College, Peru, Nebraska
  • Fremont Visitor Center and Chamber Office, Fremont, Nebraska
  • Grand Island Federal Courthouse, Grand Island, Nebraska
  • Harling Residence, Red Cloud, Nebraska
  • Holy Family Church, Omaha, Nebraska
  • Kaley Residence, Red Cloud, Nebraska
  • Kregel Windmill Museum, Nebraska
  • O'Neill Railroad Depot, O'Neill, Nebraska
  • Richards House, Lincoln, Nebraska
  • Senator George Norris House, McCook, Nebraska
  • St. Paul's United Methodist Church, Lincoln, Nebraska
  • The Frank House, Kearney, Nebraska
  • Thomas Kennard House, the Nebraska Statehood Memorial, Lincoln, Nebraska
  • William Jennings Bryan Home, Lincoln, Nebraska


New York

  • Knickerbocker House, 352 State Street, Albany, New York
  • 352 State Street, Albany,New York
  • Richardson-Olmstead Complex, Buffalo, New York
  • 69th Street Transfer Bridge, New York, New York
  • Building 309, Fort Wadsworth, Staten Island, New York

New Jersey

  • Bunce Hall, Rowan University, Glassboro, New Jersey
  • Lawton C. Johnson Summit Middle School, Summit, New Jersey
  • Machielenski Residence, Rahway, New Jersey
  • Perkins Center for the Arts, Evergreen Lawn, Moorestown, New Jersey
  • Waterloo Village Barn, Byron, New Jersey

North Carolina

  • Dilling-Beutel House, Kings Mountain, North Carolina
  • Ethel Black Hall, Bennett College, Greensboro, North Carolina
  • East Tennessee & West North Carolina Railroad Passenger Car Number 15, North Carolina Transportation Museum, Spencer, North Carolina
  • Oaky Grove, Southeast Wake Country, North Carolina


  • 309 Vine Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Schwartz Farm, Sunbury, Ohio
  • Sutton Residence, Massillon, Ohio
  • Youngsholm, Wilberforce, Ohio
  • Joseph Smith Home, Kirtland, Ohio


  • Fort Gibson Military Park, Fort Gibson, Oklahoma
  • Federal Building and Courthouse, Lawton, Oklahoma
  • Mayo Hotel, Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • Murrell House National Historic Landmark, Tahlequah, Oklahoma
  • Muscogee Creek Council House, Ocmulgee, Oklahoma
  • Steamboat Wreck, Swink, Choctaw County, Oklahoma


  • Hughes House, Cape Blanco State Park, Oregon



  • Chaklos Residence, Erie, Pennsylvania
  • Fortunato Limestone Farmhouse, Pennsylvania
  • Thomas W. Evans Museum and Dental Institute, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Rhode Island

  • Courthouse Center for the Arts (former Washington County Courthouse), Rhode Island
  • East Hall, Washburn Hall, and Edwards Hall, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, Rhode Island
  • Head House at Goosewing Farm, Little Compton, Rhode Island
  • Lindsay-Peckham Double House, Bristol, Rhode Island
  • Merchant Barn, Bristol, Rhode Island
  • Samuel Randall House, Bristol, Rhode Island
  • Warren Armory, Warren, Rhode Island

South Carolina

  • Thompson Cottage, Columbia, South Carolina
  • 1170 Olympia, Columbia, South Carolina
  • Middleton Residence, North Charleston, South Carolina

South Dakota

  • Red Cloud Indian School Mission Building, Pine Ridge, South Dakota
  • South Dakota State Veteran’s Home, Hot Springs, South Dakota


  • Abernathy House, Huntsville, Tennessee
  • Abernaty House, Pulaski, Tennessee
  • John Wesley Work House, Fisk University, Nashville, Tennessee
  • Kingstone Lisle, Historic Rugby, Tennessee


  • Arneson Theater, San Antonio, Texas
  • Beversdorff Residence, San Antonio, Texas
  • Bexar County Courthouse, San Antonio, Texas
  • Centennial House, Corpus Christi, Texas
  • Christ Church, Houston, Texas
  • Dargan and Tobyn Building, Galveston, Texas
  • Davidson Building, Galveston, Texas
  • Express-News Building, San Antonio, Texas
  • General Land Office Building of 1858, Austin, Texas
  •  Giddings-Wilkin House, Brenham, Texas
  • Gotchall Residence, Austin, Texas
  • Grimes County Courthouse, Anderson, Texas
  • Hamilton Hotel, El Paso, Texas
  • H. M. King High School, Kingsville, Texas
  • Lundberg Bakery, Austin, Texas
  • Morris Building, Galveston, Texas
  • San Antonio City Council Chamber, San Antonio City Hall, San Antonio, Texas
  • San Patricio County Courthouse, Sinton, Texas
  • Sealy, Berlocher, Hunter, Marine and Rosenberg Buildings, Strand Street Theater, and Belmont Hotel, Galveston, Texas
  • Texas State Capitol, Austin, Texas
  • The Thompson Building, Galveston, Texas



  • Beehive House/Lion House Complex, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Saint George Temple, Saint George, Utah
  • Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Manti Temple, Manti, Utah
  • Devereaux House, Salt Lake City
  • Geilman Residence, Orem, Utah
  • George Taylor, Jr. Residence, Provo, Utah
  • Kaleidoscope Pictures, Orem, Utah
  • Provo Tabernacle, Provo, Utah
  • Alpine Tabernacle, American Fork, Utah


  • James Watts House, Lynchburg, Virginia

Washington, D.C.

  • Tivoli Theatre St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, Washington, D. C.

West Virginia

  • African Zion Baptist Church, Malden, West Virginia
  • Charles Washington Hall, Charles Town, West Virginia
  • West Virginia Independence Hall, Wheeling, West Virginia


  • 430 North Jackson, Janesville, Wisconsin
  • Bailey's Harbor Range Light, Bailey's Harbor, Wisconsin
  • Centenary United Methodist Church, Shullsburg, Wisconsin
  • Chase Stone Barn, Oconto County, Wisconsin
  • De Pere Lockkeeper’s House, De Pere, Wisconsin
  • Knapp House, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin
  • LaMontagne Residence, 1717 Kendall Avenue, Madison, Wisconsin
  • Mary Nohl House, Fox Point, Wisconsin
  • North and South Halls, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin
  • Olin House, Madison, Wisconsin
  • Park Hall, Free Congregation of Sauk County, Sauk City, Wisconsin
  • Pierhead Lighthouse, Kewaunee, Wisconsin
  • S&R Cheese Corporation, Plymouth, Wisconsin
  • Tallman House, Janesville, Wisconsin
  • Train Shed, Circus World Museum, Baraboo, Wisconsin
  • Virginia Antoine House, Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin
  • Washburn Observatory, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin
  • West High School, Madison, Wisconsin


  • Spadina House, Toronto, Ontario
  • Orpheum Theater Sign, Vancouver, British Columbia


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