Heritage Foundation of Oswego County to Host Workshop on Tips to Restoring Your Historic House

Submitted by the Heritage Foundation of Oswego County

OSWEGO — The Heritage Foundation of Oswego County will host a workshop titled “Tips on Restoring Your Historic House ” on Saturday, June 18th at 10 am in the community room of the Oswego Public Library at 120 East Second Street in Oswego.

This program is the second in the 2011 program series which will focus on topics related to historic preservation. The guest speaker will be Ted Bartlett, a Senior Associate with Crawford & Stearns Architects of Syracuse. Bartlett has been an Associate and the Senior Historic Preservation Planner since 1986. He will discuss basic tips to insure quality restoration of historic homes and offer examples. Participates are invited to bring hardcopy or digital pictures and specific question on any current or potential projects. The event is free and open to the public.

“Homeowners who have historic houses are often looking for quality repair or restoration to the historic elements of their home,” said Austin Wheelock, president of the Heritage Foundation. “This program will emphasize how to go about finding the resources you need to do achieve that objective.”

This annual series of informational programs is designed to bring practical information to anyone interested in historic preservation and related projects. It is especially useful for owners of Oswego County’s many historic and architecturally significant properties. In addition to presentations by experts, the programs provide an opportunity to exchange insights and tips with other participants.
The Heritage Foundation was formed in 1962 with a mission protect, promote and preserve the historic, architectural and environmental resources of Oswego County. For more information, contact the office at 342-3354.