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    Thomas Jefferson’s Poplar Forest Architectural History/Architectural Restoration Field School

    by  • March 22, 2016 • Share Your Ohio Preservation Story •  Comments

    Thomas Jefferson’s Poplar Forest announces its 2016 Architectural History/Architectural Restoration Field School.  The intensive two-week program will be held from  June 6-July 15 and program typically qualifies for independent college credit. The program provides an overview of the philosophy, process, and techniques for museum-quality architectural restoration and conservation.  Students, professionals and instructors from any background and discipline […]

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    Now Accepting Nominations for 2016 Conservation Farm Family Awards

    by  • March 22, 2016 • Share Your Ohio Preservation Story, Uncategorized •  Comments

    REYNOLDSBURG, Ohio (Mar. 22, 2016) – The Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA) is accepting nominations to honor Ohio farm families who are leaders in conservation for the 2016 Conservation Farm Family Awards. “Many Ohio farmers are committed to conservation, and we want to honor them for efforts they have made to protect Ohio’s natural resources,” […]

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    Significant Ohio University Building Faces Imminent Risk of Demolition

    by  • March 14, 2016 • MyHometownOhio •  Comments


    It’s ironic — a university proceeding towards demolition of a landmark structure without first doing its homework. At issue is the Ohio University’s original Science Building, known most recently as the President Street Academic Center. Designed by noted architect Frank Packard, this 1911 building is scheduled for removal beginning on May 2. If plans continue […]

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