Reading Your House; Researching Your Home


READING YOUR HOUSE, April 18, 2017, 6:00 to 8:00 pm, will introduce attendees to the fundamental tools needed to start seeing your house in a new light. Workshop covers introductory topics on historic architecture including: formal and vernacular architecture, regional differences in house types (pre-1850), basic styles and construction techniques from 1700 to 1920, how to measure and draw a house, and how to look around at the landscape of houses in Montgomery County.

RESEARCHING YOUR HOME, April 25, 2017, 6:00 to 8:00 pm, will look at documents related to house construction, occupancy deeds, probate records, mechanics’ liens, maps, census and tax records, and other sources of documentary evidence related to houses. Part of this session looks at local and regional resources relating to the restoration and preservation of historic architecture. Mary Lou McFarland, Senior Preservation Specialist of the Heritage Conservancy, will discuss the role the Conservancy plays in the preservation and protection of significant open spaces, natural resources, and the historic heritage of Bucks and Montgomery Counties.
For information: 610-272-0297; contact@hsmcpa.org; hsmcpa.org
Cost: $25.00 per class for Society members/$30.00 for non-members. Both sessions: $40.00 for members and $50.00 for non-members.
HSMC, located at 1654 DeKalb Street, Norristown, PA, is handicapped accessible; limited off-street parking is available.

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http://www.hsmcpa.org

Contact
Barry Rauhauser
Executive Director
6102720297
barryr@hsmcpa.org

Location Address:
Historical Society of Montgomery County, 1654 DeKalb Street
Norristown, PA 19401

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