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Special Lecture Series Celebrating National Preservation Month

Painting and Maintaining Your Old House
National Preservation Month Series
Tuesday, May 22, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.
Lyman Estate, 185 Lyman Street, Waltham, Mass.

$5 Historic New England and Waltham Historical Society members, $10 nonmembers

Whether your house was built in 1960 or 1760, taking time to conduct an annual inspection can help you prioritize repair and routine maintenance projects to ensure its long-term preservation. Historic New England Senior Stewardship Manager Joseph Cornish reveals what to look for when inspecting the exterior and interior of your old house and how to address common problems.

Painting is among the most important tasks for exterior upkeep and provides the chance for a new look. Sally Zimmerman, manager of historic preservation services at Historic New England will discuss how to use exterior paint color to improve the curb appeal of your old house, what colors work with which architectural styles, and how color placement can rejuvenate the appearance and play up the best features of the house’s design. Part three 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!