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.