a2modern workshop: How to explore the history of your home-February 21!
Have you ever wondered what stories your house might be able to tell? No matter the age of your home, this workshop will help you uncover its fascinating history. A history that includes the original homeowners and their stories, land development, architectural plans to kits and builders. Come find out about the free online resources available for researchers while learning techniques and time-saving tricks to help simplify your research process. The workshop will present the resources available at the Bentley Library for research as well as an example of one researcher’s exploration of a midcentury architect and the wealth of projects now overlooked.
Great for amateurs and history buffs alike!
Speakers for this workshop:
- Karen Jania, Archivist and Head of Reference Services, Bentley Historical Library
- Connie Locker, Historic Preservation and Interpretation Specialist
- Anthony Timek, Research Specialist
The workshop will be held February 21, 2013 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the Whiting room at the Bentley Historical Library. The Library is located at 1150 Beal Avenue, Ann Arbor, Michigan. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for any questions regarding the event. The workshop is free.