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Historic Windows and Doors Workshop, April 20-24, 2015

Date Posted: March 31, 2015       Categories: News

The National Park Service’s Vanishing Treasures Program is conducting a Historic Windows and Doors Workshop in Skagway, Alaska from April 20-24, 2015.
Beginner Session: April 22-24
Intermediate Session: April 20-22

Through hands-on experience with the historic buildings of Skagway and the White Pass Historic District participants will be introduced to the basics of wood window and door restoration, including stripping, glazing, wood and glass repairs, and refinishing. The course will also help answer questions such as: Why do we preserve historic buildings?; Who are the key players in preserving our heritage?; and What existing resources will help us achieve our preservation goals?

Instructors include:
Al Williams, Preservation Specialist, NPS Vanishing Treasures Program
Katherine Wonson, Training Director, NPS Vanishing Treasures Program
Lauren Meyer, Program Manager, NPS Vanishing Treasures Program
Summer Rickman, Architectural Historian and Certified Local Government Coordinator, Alaska State Historic Preservation Office

This is a free course but you must sign-up to participate.  To register, email: imrwestpresctr@nps.gov by April 3.

To learn more about this training program, visit http://www.nps.gov/grte/historyculture/wchptraining.htm

See attached workshop announcement and schedule.