Evansville to host Indiana’s Statewide Historic Preservation Conference


Evansville’s dedication to saving historic places has helped the city attract a statewide gathering.

The city will host Indiana’s Statewide Historic Preservation Conference in April.

With the conference being held in Evansville, it will give attendees a chance to see the preservation of historic buildings, including the Vanderburgh County Courthouse, Old Post Office, Greyhound Station, the Owen Block, and McCurdy Hotel.

The Old Courthouse will serve as the conference headquarters.

Keynote speaker Tom Moriarity, of Washington, DC-based Retail & Development Strategies, will discuss financial tools and techniques that encourage revitalization through historic preservation.

Other speakers will include the Honorable Randall Shepard and his wife, Amy MacDoneel, former Evansville residents, William Blair Scott, Jr., Professor James MacLeod and Jules Mominee.

Registration is $150 per person and $75 per student before March 1, 2019.

After March 1, 2019, registration is $175 per person and $100 per student.

You can find registration information here.

This conference will offer continuing education credits for architects, librarians and some Realtors.

The conference will be held at various locations in downtown Evansville from April 9, 2019 to April 12, 2019.

More information can be found at here.

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(This story was originally published on February 5, 2019)

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