A lecture on “North Carolina’s Historic Architecture: Understanding the Special Character of the Tarheel State” by Michael Southern

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Type: 
Lecture
Date: 
February 9, 2017
Location: 
North Carolina, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Architecture and Architectural History, Local History

Event: The Joel Lane Museum House presents a lecture on "North Carolina’s Historic Architecture: Understanding the Special Character of the Tarheel State” by Michael Southern

Time: Thursday, February 9, 2017, 7:00pm

Location: 160 South Saint Mary’s St., Raleigh, NC (at the corner of Hargett St.), which is two blocks south of Hillsborough St., not far from downtown.

Admission: For the public: $16; Members of the Joel Lane Historical Society: $11. Advanced purchase is required, and seating is very limited. Proceeds from the event directly support JLMH’s educational programming and site preservation.

Contact Information: tel: (919) 833-3431; email: joellane@bellsouth.net

Michael Southern presents an illustrated presentation with maps, photographs, and drawings that explores geography, the ethnic settlement patterns and traditions, national trends in architectural styles and technology, the influences of individual architects and clients, and community self-awareness – all of which contribute to the evolution of the character of a community or region.

A lecture on “North Carolina’s Historic Architecture: Understanding the Special Character of the Tarheel State” by Michael Southern will take place on Thursday, February 9, 2017 at 7 pm at the Visitors Center of the Joel Lane Museum House at 160 South Saint Mary’s Street, Raleigh, NC 27603. Admission will be $16 for the general public and $11 for members of the Joel Lane Historical Society. Refreshments will be served. Seating is limited, and advanced payment is required. Please call 919-833-3431 with your MasterCard or Visa, mail a check to P O Box 10884, Raleigh NC 27605, or go to the Eventbrite web site. Be sure to include the names of all in your party; nametags will serve as tickets. Tickets are non-refundable unless we must cancel the event.

Michael is a veteran of the state’s historic preservation programs. He is currently senior architectural historian and GIS (computer mapping) coordinator with the North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office. Since 1974 he has served in multiple capacities at the agency, and has participated in field studies of historic buildings in all 100 of North Carolina’s counties.

Michael is co-author, with Catherine Bishir, of A Guide to the Historic Architecture of Eastern North Carolina (1996), with Bishir and Jennifer Martin, of A Guide to the Historic Architecture of Western North Carolina (1999), and with Bishir, A Guide to the Historic Architecture of Piedmont North Carolina (2003), all published by the UNC Press.

Contact Info: 

joellane@bellsouth.net

160 South Saint Mary’s Street

Raleigh, NC 27603

919-833-3431

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