Reading Your Home; /Researching Your Home

Reading Your Home; /Researching Your Home

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A Two-Session Workshop By Executive Director Barry Rauhauser

READING YOUR HOUSE, April 17, 2018, 6:00 to 8:00 pm, 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 24, 2018, 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.

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.

For information: 610-272-0297;;or click for details

HSMC, located at 1654 DeKalb Street, Norristown, PA, is handicapped accessible; limited off-street parking is available.

Tags: Arts And Entertainment, History, Research, Style, Historic Architecture

Event Details

Date: April 17, 2018
Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Historical Society of Montgomery County
1654 DeKalb Street
Norristown, Pennsylvania 19401


Barry Rauhauser

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