Tuesday, July 05, 2011

Birmingham Public Library to Host Workshop on Historic House Research

Bush Blvd. home
2721 Bush Blvd., Board of Equalization files, BPL Digital Collections

The Birmingham Public Library (BPL) is hosting a workshop on historic house research on Saturday, July 30 from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. in the Arrington Auditorium. The workshop is sponsored by the Jefferson County Historical Commission and the Birmingham Historical Society. Attendees will learn how to conduct research on historic dwellings in Birmingham and Jefferson County including the resources available at BPL and requirements for historical designations and markers. Linda Nelson, Jefferson County Historical Commission Executive Secretary, will discuss requirements of the Historical Marker Program and other historical designations, and Jason Kirby, BPL Bookmender and Birmingham Botanical Garden Archivist, will discuss his experiences with the Historical Marker Program application process.

This workshop does not require registration. For more information, please contact the Southern History Department of BPL at 205-226-3665 or askgenlocal@bham.lib.al.us.

Event: Workshop on Historic House Research
Date: Saturday, July 30, 2011
Time: 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m.
Place: Central Library’s Arrington Auditorium
Cost: Free
Registration: Not required

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