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Out of the Ordinary: Variations on New England Building Practices

Historic Deerfield is offering a one-day program exploring lesser known building types and construction techniques found throughout various parts of New England.  Talks will focus on unique specimens of vernacular architecture dating from the late-seventeenth century to the mid-nineteenth century. 

Topics and Speakers:

Redefining the Typology of Early New England Houses: From the Stone-ender to the Square Plan House
Myron Stachiw, Historical Consultant, Woodstock, Connecticut

Reverse Assembly in Coastal Connecticut
James Sexton, Architectural Historian, New Rochelle, New York

A Truly American Form: Anglo Dutch Houses, Their Roots, Form, and Legacy
Ian Stewart, Owner, New Netherland Timber Framing, Ghent, New York

The North Shore House: Adaptation and Variations in Local Building Practices
Sean Maher, 2011 Graduate, Boston University, American & New England Studies Program

Romantic Alternatives, Experimental Designs, and Traditional Practices in the Architecture of Southwestern New Hampshire, 1820-1850
J. Ritchie Garrison, Director,  Winterthur Program in American Material Culture

For more information, including a complete schedule and registration form, download the flyer. You can also register online by clicking the "REGISTER" button below.