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Postponed! New Date TBA - Getting Your House (Museum) in Order - Foundation Documents for Managing Your Historic Property
Save the Date! 2016 NJ History & Historic Preservation Conference
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Postponed! New Date TBA - Getting Your House (Museum) in Order - Foundation Documents for Managing Your Historic Property

This one day- workshop is open to volunteer and professional stewards of historic house museums who are looking to improve the preservation and interpretation of their site. The course provides in-depth information about the planning documents that serve as the foundation for preserving, maintaining and interpreting historic house museums. The workshop will focus on the components of each plan and how, together, the plans become the framework for site management. The workshop includes a tour of Liberty Hall as a case study based on information presented.

Topics to be covered:

  • Why plan in the first place?
  • First step: Historic Structure Report
  • Building on the Historic Structure Report
  • Safety and Accessibility
  • Working with consultants
  • Tour of Liberty Hall

Instructors:
Dominique Hawkins, Partner, Managing Principal, Preservation Design Partnership
Dorothy Hartman, Principal, History in the Making

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Save the Date! 2016 NJ History & Historic Preservation Conference

Thank you to all who attended and supported the 2015 NJ Historic and Historic Preservation Conference. The 2015 conference was a great success and attracted more than 400 attendees over the two days of classroom sessions, tours, workshops and keynote presenters. View a slideshow of conference highlights HERE. (PDF)

Save the Date! The 2016 NJ History & Historic Preservation Conference will be at Seton Hall University in South Orange on June 8-9, 2016!

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