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Lecture on “Exploring Northeastern North Carolina’s Early Architecture” by Reid Thomas

when: Sep. 19, 2013

A DVD of this talk in available through the gift shop for $10 plus $5 shipping.
Lecture on “Exploring Northeastern North Carolina’s Early Architecture” by Reid Thomas took place on Thursday, September 19, 2013 at 7 pm at the Visitors Center of the Joel Lane Museum House at 160 South Saint Mary’s Street, Raleigh, NC 27603. Admission was $15 for the general public and $10 for members of the Joel Lane Historical Society. Refreshments were served. Seating was limited, and advanced payment was required. Please call 919-833-3431 with your MasterCard or Visa, mail a check to P O Box 10884, Raleigh NC 27605 or click here to purchase through the Eventbrite website: NE NC Archaeology Lecture Tickets. Be sure to include the names of all in your party; nametags will serve as tickets. Tickets are non-refundable unless we must cancel the event.

Reid Thomas is Restoration Specialist at North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office Division of Historical Resources, Department of Cultural Resources. Serving out of the Eastern Office in Greenville, since 1990, he works in 18 counties in the northeastern region providing technical restoration assistance to hundreds of private and public projects. Reid specializes in early building technology, historic paints, building conservation and disaster planning and recovery.

He is a recipient of the Quinque International Fellowship where he studied Scottish building conservation techniques and fire protection for historic properties. He was formerly Education Coordinator/ Acting Curator at Museum of the Cape Fear, N.C. Museum of History. He was educated at Campbell University. Reid was awarded the Robert E. Stipe Professional Statewide Historic Preservation Award in 2006. He currently serves as a member of Edgecombe Community College’s Historic Preservation Technology Program Board of Advisors.

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What visitors say

Thank you for guiding us through the Joel Lane House. It was very interesting and fun. There was a door in the kitchen. What was it for? I wish we had more time. Thank you once again.