READING YOUR HOUSE


READING YOUR HOUSE/ RESEARCHING YOUR HOME

Barry Rauhauser, Executive Director,
Historical Society of Montgomery County, Presenter

WHERE: HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF MONTGOMERY COUNTY, 1654 DeKalb Street, Norristown, PA

WHEN: Tuesday, March 8, 6:00-8:00 p.m. - READING YOUR HOUSE
Tuesday, March 15, 6:00-8:00 p.m. - RESEARCHING YOUR HOME

READING YOUR HOUSE will introduce the fundamental tools needed to start seeing your house in a new light. Topics covered: formal and vernacular architecture, regional differences in house types (pre-1850), basic styles and construction techniques from 1700-1920, how to measure and draw a house, and how to look at landscape.

RESEARCHING YOUR HOME will examine various documents related to house construction and occupancy that give researchers more information about how houses and architecture function. Mary Lou McFarland, Senior Preservation Specialist of the Heritage Conservancy, will discuss the role the Conservancy plays in the preservation and protection of various aspects of Bucks and Montgomery Counties.

COST: $25 per class, Society members - $40 for both sessions
$30 per class nonmembers - $50 for both sessions

For information: 610-272-0297 or contact@hsmcpa.org

The Historical Society is handicapped accessible.

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Fee
$25/$30

http://www.hsmcpa.org

Contact
Barry Rauhauser
Executive Director
610-272-0297
barryr@hsmcpa.org

Location Address:
1654 DeKalb Street, Norristown, PA

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