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Upcoming Special Lecture Series Celebrating National Preservation Month

Architectural Styles in Waltham’s History: From the Seventeenth Century to the Present
National Preservation Month Series
Tuesday, May 8, 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Lyman Estate, 185 Lyman Street, Waltham, Mass.

$0 Historic New England and Waltham Historical Society members, $10 nonmembers

Join us as Dr. Jack Cox, history teacher at Waltham High School, member of the Board of Directors of the Waltham Historical Society, and current member and past Chair of the Waltham Historical Commission, examines the range of architectural styles found in Waltham over the past three hundred years. Learn the various building styles used as homes moved from providing shelter from the elements to statements of status and beauty.

Examine details of homes still in existence in our community, and explore some of the transformations made to them as consecutive owners added onto, renovated, or re-purposed dwellings originally constructed in a different era. Learn the meanings of architectural terms such as dentils, entablatures, friezes, and pilasters, and where you can see local examples. Part one of a four-part series celebrating National Preservation Month this May. Jointly sponsored by the Waltham Historical Society and Historic New England, Inc.

Registration is required. Special pricing available for tickets for entire series.
Please call 617-994-5959 for more information. Purchase tickets now!