Chester County Preservation Fair

Saturday, April 21, 9pm-5pm

The Washington Building at Historic Yellow Springs, Inc.- 1701 Art School Road Chester Springs, Pa.

Roster of Presentations


Preserving Our Heritage

Presentations for owners, managers, and advocates

of historic sites and communities


Emerging Trends in Historic Preservation and Heritage Tourism in the New Economy

Tom Scofield, Historic Preservation Planner


The History Affiliates Program of theHistorical Society of Pennsylvania:  Helping Sites Across the Region

Prudence Haines, History AffiliatesProgram


Developing a Countywide Cultural Heritage Experience

Dr. Rob Lukens, Chester County Historical Society


A Comprehensive Approach to Fundraising

Karen Simmons, Chester County Community Foundation

(subject to change)


Historical Research: the Foundation

of the Visitor’s Experience

Jane Dorchester, Architectural Historian


Open Forum

Bring your questions for our Presenters



Hands-On History

Presentations for anyone with

projects for their historic properties


Restoring Old Windows

John Lindtner, Building Preservation Services, LLC


Selecting and Sourcing the Best Wood

Andy Gustine, Native Woods, LLC


A Green Rehab of an Architectural Gem:

Lessons Learned

Dale Frens, AIA, Frens & Frens, Restoration Architects, LLC


Working with Contractors

Matthew Roberson, Restoration Carpenter


Small Period Restoration Projects:

a microcosm of the whole

Wesley Sessa, 18th Century Restorations, Inc.


Open Forum

How to Choose: Restoration,

Preservation, or Rehabilitation?



We have refreshments, games for the kids, and tours of the historic village!

Plus, our Exhibit Hall will be filled with all the trades and services

you need for your historic house, barn, church, mill, office, or site.



$10.00for the public

$8.00for members of HYS or CCHPN

This event is co-sponsored by HYS and CCHPN.

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