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THE WEIRS TIMES & THE COCHECO TIMES, Thursday, March 15, 2012


Old House and Barn Expo March 24th

& 25th

Center of New Hampshire, Radisson Hotel, Manchester Here’s a preview of some

Expo offerings. All in- cluded in the price of ad- mission ($10 for adults and $7 for seniors and students)

Lectures By Top- Notch Presenters Are Held Hourly Including:

•Using Period-appro-

priate Exterior Colors on Your Old House: Learn how historic paint color relates to the character of your old house. Regard- less of the age of your home, the character and appearance of the house can be enhanced through traditional paint place- ment and the use of colors that relate to its architec- tural period. Presented by Sally Zimmerman, His- toric New England. •Demystifying Plaster Repair: practical solu- tions to your plaster prob- lems – Rory Brennan. •From Foundation to

King Post: a Close-up of the Rockledge Farm barn restoration project – Ian Blackman. •Researching Your Old

House in New Hampshire: This practical session will introduce the topic of doc- umentary house research in New Hampshire. Using the Col. Robert Means house (1785) in Amherst as an example, Bill will demonstrate the variety of information sources available on New Hamp- shire houses, provide tips on how to approach your research, and offer ex- amples of how to “connect the dots” to learn about your historic house and its occupants. Presented by Bill Veillette, Amherst Heritage Commission •Working with the Old

Stuff: Fireplaces and Chimneys – John Wast-

rom. •Old House, New

Kitchen – Sue and Steve Booth. •Deep Energy Renova-

tions for Historic Build- ings: What is Possible? Presenters will outline an approach to build- ing rehabilitation which preserves historic char- acter and cuts energy use by a significant amount. The process is based on building science, testing, and verification of pre- dicted results. Presented by George Turner, River. Town.Design. •Painting Your Histor-

ic House – John Thomp- son. •21st Century Living

in an Older House – pre- sented by Sue Bartlett, Anne Cowenhaven, and Lee Perrault. •What You Should

Know About Lead – NH Childhood Lead Poison- ing Prevention Program Representative. •The Ups and Downs

of Windows: Bring a question about your old windows and we will send you home with a new- found confidence and the ability to make simple or not-so-simple repairs. We will supply you with a list of the products we use including: hardware, weather stripping, scrap- ers, glazing putty, glass cutting tools, and more. Presented by Jade Mor- timer and Dave Bowers, Heartwood Window Res- toration. •Off the Walls – Wall-

paper in New England, 1700-1900: This presen- tation will trace the styles and use of wallpaper from early 18th century block- printed papers used pri- marily by the wealthy to machine-printed designs

available to everyone for pennies per roll. Present- ed by Richard C. Nyland- er, Curator Emeritus of Historic New England.

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