Building with Potsdam Red Sandstone [F-10-9]

Presenter: Susan Omohundro, John Bridges
Location: Potsdam Museum
Classes: 2 Sessions 1.5 hours
Dates: Wed 7:00 PM 09/15, Thu 10:00 AM 09/16
Status: Course Closed

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This course begins on Day 1 with an illustrated lecture on the history of the local sandstone industry and features photos of signifi cant buildings constructed of Potsdam sandstone. On Day 2, participants will take a guided walking tour to look at centrally located Potsdam sandstone buildings.

Susan Omohundro became interested in Potsdam sandstone after she and her husband bought a sandstone house in Hannawa Falls in 1983. John Bridges is a former stone mason. He currently works as a historic preservation consultant.

NOTE: Day 1 is an evening lecture at the Potsdam Museum; meet also at the museum the next morning for the walking tour (wear comfortable shoes).

Cap: 20

NOTE: Find more related events that are part of the SECOND ANNUAL SANDSTONE FESTIVAL (Sept.15th-19th) on the Museum web site or print out this .pdf flyer outlining the festival events.



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