Friday, May 26, 2006

Preservation Month Events You Need to Attend

Saturday, May 27
Scribner House - open for visitors.
The oldest surviving building of any kind in New Albany, the Scribner House was built in 1814 by Joel Scribner. Joel Scribner, one of the city's founders, built this first frame house in the brand new river town.
*11:30 AM – 1:00 PM.
*Free and open to the public.

Saturday, May 27
Mansion Row Walking Tour, New Albany
Hear “live stories” from “Women of Main Street.”
*1:00 PM – 3:00 PM.
*Meet at Scribner House, corner of State and Main streets, New Albany.
*Tour Leader: Dave Condra.
*Sponsor: Floyd County Historical Society.

Tuesday, May 30
Progressive Pizza and Preservation: Hands-on Repair of Historic Windows
Learn to care and repair historic windows. Topics to be covered: removing sashes, removing old glazing and glazing application techniques, repairing sash weights and ropes, and making minor window repairs.
*Presenter: Patrick Rymer, C & S Painting Co.
*6:15 PM – 8:30 PM.
*Carnegie Center for Art and History, 201 East Spring St, New Albany
*Sponsor: New Albany Historic Preservation Commission.
*Free and open to public.
*Limited to 35 participants.
Reservations required by calling Historic Landmarks Foundation of Indiana – 284 4534.

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