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VAF-New England Annual Meeting

  • 02 Apr 2016
  • 8:30 AM - 3:45 PM
  • Old Sturbridge Village, Sturbridge, MA


Registration is closed

"50 Years Back, 50 Years Forward: The National Historic Preservation Act"

Registration and Coffee

Shantia Anderheggen, VAF-NE President

The National Historic Preservation Act and VAF: The Populist Revolution, Kim Hoagland, Professor Emerita, Michigan Technological University 

Panel 1: Educating About the Vernacular
Moderator: Zachary Violette, (Boston University, PhD)
Betsy Cromley (Independent Scholar; Professor Emeritus, Northeastern University); Kim Hoagland (Professor Emerita, Michigan Technological University); Robert Russell (Professor, Cultural and Historic Preservation, Salve Regina University); and Myron Stachiw (Consultant, Visiting Lecturer in Art, Architecture, & Art History, UMass Amherst)

Greenwood Award Winner: Ian 
Stevenson (PhD Candidate, Boston University) ~  "Fraternity, Furlough, and Family: Maine's Civil War Veteran Summer Cottages" 

2016 VAF-NE Field Trip Preview

Please join in an informal box lunch at the Oliver Wight Tavern for $20/person.  Other lunch options are also available at OSV as well as outside the Village in nearby Sturbridge.

Greenwood Award Finalist:
Andrew Cushing (MA Candidate, University of Pennsylvania) ~ "A Damming Problem: The Relocation and Modern Planning of Hill, NH's New Village"

Panel 2: The Vernacular in Practice

Moderator: Elizabeth Igleheart (National Park Service, retired)
Betsy Friedberg (MA); Peter Michaud (NH); Christi Mitchell (ME); Jenny Scofield (CT); and Laura Trieschmann (VT)

Annual Meeting (VAF-NE Members)
~ President's Report; Secretary's Report; Treasurer's Report; 2015 Field Trips; 2015 VAF National Meeting (Chicago, IL); Board Nominations and Vote

*Lunch reservations only accepted through March 24!

**VAF-New England operates primarily through donated funds and services.  Your additional contribution will help us to continue our program of field trips and annual conference.  

Questions? Email us at vafnewengland@gmail.com.

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