Discover techniques for researching your house.
Are you curious about the history of your house? Even if it isn't one of the oldest in the community, you may be able to discover who built it, lived there, and other details. Join Brian Adams to learn the basics of researching your house's history. This workshop will be held in the Archives at The Urbana Free Library, the repository of the helpful information that you will use in your search.
About the Presenter
Brian Adams is an archaeologist and historic preservation expert. He is a Senior Research Archaeologist with the Illinois State Archaeological Survey at the University of Illinois. While living in Urbana, he has renovated two historic homes which spurred his interest in local architectural history and has published a book on the prominent local architect Joseph Royer. He has successfully nominated several buildings for Local Historic Landmark status in Urbana, including three designed by Royer, and three buildings to the National Register of Historic Places.
This event is co-sponsored by the Preservation and Conservation Association.
|Mon, Mar 20||9:00AM to 9:00PM|
|Tue, Mar 21||9:00AM to 9:00PM|
|Wed, Mar 22||9:00AM to 9:00PM|
|Thu, Mar 23||9:00AM to 9:00PM|
|Fri, Mar 24||9:00AM to 6:00PM|
|Sat, Mar 25||9:00AM to 6:00PM|
|Sun, Mar 26||1:00PM to 5:00PM|
Conveniently located at the corner of Race and Green in downtown Urbana.