Home Research and Plaque Workshop October 20th

This workshop is a hands-on opportunity to learn the requirements for obtaining a historic house plaque and to begin a discovery process that may yield fascinating information about your home and its occupants. Meet with your ONEN neighbors, representatives of the Old North End Historic Preservation Committee, and the professional library staff and learn what resources are available to assist you in uncovering your home’s history.

When: Saturday, October 20, 2012
1:00-4:00 p.m.

Where: Penrose Public Library
20 N. Cascade Avenue
The Adult Meeting Room


1:00 – Sign-in
1:10 – Welcome/opening remarks
1:15 – ONEN Plaque Program Overview
1:25 – Research Process, a step-by-step discussion
1:30 – Library Resources Tour
2:00 – Research Lab and Independent Research
4:00 – Conclude research

RSVP: These workshops are limited to 10 participants. Sign up by contacting Susan Darby at sdarbycos@gmail.com or by calling 227-0211 by Wednesday, October 17. Provide the name(s) of attendees, phone number, email address, and home address when calling or emailing your RSVP. Adults only, please, due to limited class size. A go/no-go decision will be made on October 18, and registrants will be notified of the workshop status.

Pre-work: Please download the House Plaque Program Kit and bring it with you to the session.

Discovering the History of Your House: ONEN’s House Plaque Program

Our goal is to celebrate our histories together through the ONEN Plaque Program. We look forward to having you join us on October 20.

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