Register Now for MARCH’s Spring 2020 Historic Preservation Workshops

The Mid-Atlantic Regional Center for the Humanities (MARCH) has an exciting slate of spring programming in their Continuing Education in Historic Preservation program. Ten-week courses include: “Materials and Techniques for Historic Restoration and Rehabilitation,” beginning Wednesday, February 26; and “Preservation Planning,” beginning Monday, March 9. A five-week course, “What’s New in History?” begins Thursday, April 2; and a … Continue reading Register Now for MARCH’s Spring 2020 Historic Preservation Workshops

Join us at the Cooper Street Showcase and 30th Anniversary Bash!

What’s happening on Cooper Street? A lot!  Join the Mid-Atlantic Regional Center for the Humanities (MARCH) for pop-up exhibits, performance and story-telling, and a celebration of the 30th anniversary of Cooper Street and Cooper-Grant as historic districts listed on the National Register of Historic Places. If you have ever lived, worked, or attended classes on … Continue reading Join us at the Cooper Street Showcase and 30th Anniversary Bash!

Register Now for MARCH’s Spring 2019 Historic Preservation Workshops

The Mid-Atlantic Regional Center for the Humanities (MARCH) has an exciting slate of spring programming in their Continuing Education in Historic Preservation program.  The ten-week course will be “American Architectural History,” beginning February 21. Five-week courses include “Cultural Heritage Tourism,” beginning April 2, and “Introduction to Historic Interiors,” beginning April 3.  A one-day workshop, titled “Preservation in Practice: … Continue reading Register Now for MARCH’s Spring 2019 Historic Preservation Workshops

Graduate Students Contribute to Cooper Street History Archives

Even for those who may have never considered the history of a building where they have lived or worked, the installation that’s on display at the Rutgers University–Camden Alumni House may make them think otherwise. What started as a Department of History graduate class assignment last spring semester has now become part of an ongoing … Continue reading Graduate Students Contribute to Cooper Street History Archives

Register Now for MARCH’s Fall 2018 Historic Preservation Workshops

The Mid-Atlantic Regional Center for the Humanities (MARCH) has an exciting slate of fall programming in their Continuing Education in Historic Preservation program.  Ten-week courses include “Introduction to Historic Preservation,” beginning September 5, and “The History of the Delaware Valley’s Built Environment,” beginning September 6.  Five-week courses include “Architectural Sketching,” beginning September 4, and “An … Continue reading Register Now for MARCH’s Fall 2018 Historic Preservation Workshops

History Graduate Student Sharece Blakney Finds Her Passion through Research

Sharece Blakney is a first-generation college student, and grew up expecting to simply enter the workforce upon completing high school. Yet, she took to the academic life instantly. She is on her way to completing her third degree, with plans for a fourth. College first began to factor in her thoughts when her third-grade teacher, … Continue reading History Graduate Student Sharece Blakney Finds Her Passion through Research

Join MARCH for a Battlefield Preservation Workshop on May 5

The Mid-Atlantic Regional Center for the Humanities (MARCH) will continue its historic preservation workshops on Saturday, May 5th.  A one-day workshop focusing on “Landscapes of Conflict: Battlefield Preservation” will be held at the Historical Society of Princeton and Princeton Battlefield State Park.  Led by Ian Burrow and Wade Catts, this workshop will examine national, state, county, and municipal … Continue reading Join MARCH for a Battlefield Preservation Workshop on May 5

“Preservation in Practice” Workshop Scheduled for Mar. 10

The Mid-Atlantic Regional Center for the Humanities’ (MARCH) Public History Boot Camp will sponsor a one-day workshop on Saturday, March 10th, about “Preservation in Practice: A Primer for Historic Preservation Commissions and Planners.” Open to all preservationists, but particularly aimed at those serving on a local commission as well as being relevant for planning and zoning … Continue reading “Preservation in Practice” Workshop Scheduled for Mar. 10

“Materials and Techniques of Historic Restoration and Rehab” Course Begins 1/30

As part of their Continuing Education in Historic Preservation program, the Mid-Atlantic Regional Center for the Humanities (MARCH) will sponsor the 10-week course, “Materials and Techniques of Historic Restoration and Rehabilitation.”  This course offers an overview of different materials commonly used in this region and the techniques for their repair.  Materials to be examined are: masonry (stone, brick, … Continue reading “Materials and Techniques of Historic Restoration and Rehab” Course Begins 1/30

“Preservation Planning” Course Begins 1/31

As part of their Continuing Education in Historic Preservation program, the Mid-Atlantic Regional Center for the Humanities (MARCH) will sponsor the 10-week course, “Preservation Planning.”  This course offers an overview and detailed look at the legal, economic, and community planning aspects of historic preservation in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.  Students will discuss land use and preservation law, federal … Continue reading “Preservation Planning” Course Begins 1/31