Wednesday, March 10, 2010

"If Walls Could Talk": A Workshop On How To Research Your Old House



If you want to find out more about the history of your house, but don't know where to start, the Brooklyn Heights Association has a workshop for you.

Read on.

If Walls Could Talk: A Workshop on the Genealogy of Your Home

As part of the ’s Celebrating a Century yearlong series of events, the Brooklyn Heights Association (BHA) will be presenting a two hour workshop on Saturday, March 27th at 2pm. Held at the Brooklyn Historical Society (BHS), this workshop will help you discover the intriguing history of your house using BHS’ images, records and documents.

Attendees will be introduced to the library collections as well as essential tools for house and building research, allowing them to piece together the architectural and social history of any Brooklyn home or block. At this event participants will be given time to use their new skills to begin research in BHS' Othmer Library. Admission: $10

Brooklyn Historical Society:

128 Pierrepont Street

Saturday, March 27th at 2pm

Space is limited, to confirm attendance please call 718-222-4111 x250 or email

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