Building with Potsdam Red Sandstone [F-10-9]
|Presenter:||Susan Omohundro, John Bridges|
|Classes:||2 Sessions 1.5 hours|
|Dates:||Wed 7:00 PM 09/15, Thu 10:00 AM 09/16|
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).