Preservation Summer School

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Sessions are designed to enhance the knowledge of preservation professionals, as well as individuals actively involved in community preservation. If you have a particular passion, select a track and select sessions with the appropriate icon. Want an at-a-glance session schedule for reference? Click here to download and print. (When you register, you'll receive a confirmation with your schedule.)

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How to Speak Barn: The Nuances of Agricultural Architecture

Working in preservation in an agricultural context requires uncommon expertise. Barns and other farm building require a specialized vocabulary and a working knowledge of historical evolution of design and use. Learn the lingo, how to recognize change, and how to evaluate and describe elements necessary for National Register designation.
Jeffrey Marshall, Heritage Conservancy
Michael J. Cuba, Timber Framers Guild