Lectures & Presentations

  • Brighton and Vermont State Parks Mid-Century Modern Architecture, joint presentation with Vermont State Architectural Historian, Devin Coleman for 2014 Vermont Historic Preservation Conference, Island Pond, VT
  • Farming in the Mad River Valley: Past, Present & Future, Power-point presentation with question and answer session hosted by the Mad River Valley Rural Resource Commission to present preliminary research and solicit information about farming and its history from local residents. Many of the comments and discussion led to follow up interviews with former and present farmers which in turn informed the final written essay on farming. (2013)
  • Beaver Meadow and Root Schools, Norwich Vermont, Power-point presentation hosted by the Norwich historical Society to educate public on draft National Register nominations (2012)
  • Deep Energy Retrofit on an Historic Building:  The Stanislaus House, presentation given at 2012 Better Buildings By Design Conference (Efficiency Vermont’s annual conference)
  • Holden-Leonard Worker’s Housing Historic District, Power-Point presentation hosted by Bennington Historic Preservation Commission and Regional Affordable Housing Corp. to educate public about draft National Register nomination (2011)
  • Montpelier Historic District – History and Nomination Update, presentations (2006 & 2009)
  • Homestead-Horton Neighborhood Historic District, Brattleboro, VT, Power-point presentation hosted by Windham Housing Trust to educate public on National Register nomination (2009)
  • Communicating with the Public in Good Times and Bad, 2006 Annual VLCT Town Fair
  • How to Research History, a class lecture for 6th graders at Hilltop Montessori School, Brattleboro VT (2007)
  • Montpelier’s Historic District: A progess report, a public presentation given for the Montpelier Heritage Group, Montpelier VT (2006)
  • The Public Historic Resources of Warren, a public presentation given for the Town of Warren, VT (2005)
  • The Architectural History of the Connecticut River Valley, a lecture given for the Osher Institute for Lifelong Learning, Dummerston, VT (2005)
  • Cleaning Up Dirty History, a presentation on historic “Brownfields” sites at the 2004 Annual Vermont Historic Preservation Conference
  • The Making of “Building for Invention,” a lecture at the opening of an exhibit for the American Precision Museum, Windsor, VT
  • Historic Preservation Issues and Goals for the Old Classroom Building, a public presentation for the Vermont Law School Building Committee
  • Historic West Brattleboro: A Proposed Historic District, a public slide presentation for the West Brattleboro Historic District ad hoc committee
  • Historic Overview and Preservation Analysis of the TLR Buildings and Bellows Falls Canal, Bellows Falls, VT, a public presentation for the Town of Rockingham Development Department