2013 Preservation Workshops
Preserving Kansas Summer Institute
June 19, 2013
Room MS-1 in the Jack D. Nutt Math & Science Building at Highland Community College
101 N. Elmira - Highland, KS
Kansas State Historic Preservation Office staff and guest speakers will present information about helpful preservation programs and interesting preservation topics. The event is sponsored by the Kansas Historical Society. No registration required. This event is free and open to the public. Click here for a printable flyer.
9 a.m. Meet and greet
9:30 a.m. Opening remarks - Patrick Zollner, Deputy SHPO
9:40-10:25 a.m. Establishing a Local Preservation Program
Katrina Ringler (SHPO) and; Julia Manglitz (Douglas County CLG)
10:25-10:45 a.m. Break
10:45-11:30 a.m. Surveying Historic Resources - Amanda Loughlin (SHPO)
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Noon break (lunch not provided)
1:30-2:30 p.m. Documenting and Registering Your Historic Property – Sarah Martin (SHPO)
2:30-3:15 p.m. Maintaining Your Historic Property – Kim Gant (SHPO)
3:15- 4 p.m. Break – A walk to 601 W. Virginia to visit rehabilitation in progress.
4-5 p.m. Funding Your Preservation Project – Kristen Johnston / Katrina Ringler (SHPO)
Historic Window Preservation and Weatherization Workshops
To register for either or both of the workshops described below, complete the registration form and mail it with full payment to the address indicated.
Window Restoration Boot Camp
106 S. Genesee Street, Highland
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
This is a three-day, hands-on workshop lead by preservationist and educator, Bob Yapp. He'll be demonstrating repair techniques for historic wooden windows. This is an intense, learn-by-doing opportunity. Students will learn sash removal, safe paint & glass removal, epoxy wood repair, glazing putty application, weather stripping, and sash installation including re-roping sash cord. At the end of the three days, students will know how to completely restore a double-hung window. The class will utilize a local property in Highland, KS as an on-site laboratory. Registration is limited to 18 participants. Click the link above for registration information. Students should bring safety glasses, a two-filter half-face respirator with lead paint cartridges (purple filters - available at most paint stores), and please dress in clothing appropriate for dusty conditions.
Building Storm Windows
101 S. Canada Street, Highland
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Bob Yapp will continue his hands-on workshop with a three-day tutorial on building wooden storm windows. Students will learn why wood storms are important, how to measure an opening for a storm, how to grade and pick lumber, storm sash construction, glass/screen installation, as well as weather-stripping and storm window installation techniques. Students will learn how to completely build wooden storm windows. The class will utilize the St. Martha’s AME Church in Highland, KS and will construct storm windows specifically for that building. Registration is limited to 18 participants. Click the link above for registration information. Students should bring safety glasses and please dress in clothing appropriate for dusty conditions.
These workshops are sponsored by the Highland Historical Society and Doniphan County. They are partially funded by an Historic Preservation Fund grant from the National Park Service through the Kansas Historical Society.
Check back soon for more upcoming workshops and programs!