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This Old House - St. Charles

Landmarks, Plaque Programs and Local History Preservation

2019-05-02 19:00:00 2019-05-02 20:00:00 America/Chicago This Old House - St. Charles St. Charles Public Library

Thursday, May 02
7:00pm - 8:00pm

Add to Calendar 2019-05-02 19:00:00 2019-05-02 20:00:00 America/Chicago This Old House - St. Charles St. Charles contains an excellent collection of historic houses from the 19th and early 20th centuries. Buildings in the historic districts are known for their quality of construction & craftsmanship. St. Charles Public Library

St. Charles Public Library

Carnegie Community Room

St. Charles contains an excellent collection of historic houses from the 19th and early 20th centuries. Buildings in the historic districts are known for their quality of construction & craftsmanship.

Many are over 100 years old and if properly maintained will last indefinitely. Dr. Steve Smunt, of the St. Charles Historic Preservation Commission, will share his experiences in preservation and cover the following topics on old houses:

  • Why we love our old houses
  • The process of obtaining landmark status: A case study of the Emma Durant-Lane house
  • Plaque programs, organizational and official
  • The historic preservation movement in St. Charles
  • Q&A

AGE GROUP: | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Programs |

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St. Charles Public Library

Phone: 630-584-0076
Fax: 630-584-9262

Hours
Mon, May 25 Closed
Tue, May 26 Closed
Wed, May 27 Closed
Thu, May 28 Closed
Fri, May 29 Closed
Sat, May 30 Closed
Sun, May 31 Closed

Address
1 South 6th Avenue
St. Charles
St. Charles, IL 60174
Tel: 630-584-0076

St. Charles Public Library serves a population of approximately 55,092 residents of the Fox River Valley community of St. Charles, Illinois, 35 miles west of Chicago. Although connected to the city by a commuter rail line in nearby Geneva, St. Charles strives to retain its small town heritage. The Library, with a total collection of  approximately 400,000 items, offers a wide variety of information and recreational reading to meet the expectations of both the general public and local businesses. In addition, the Library maintains a full calendar of programs to both entertain and educate children and adults alike.


About the library

St. Charles Public Library serves a population of approximately 55,092 residents of the Fox River Valley community of St. Charles, Illinois, 35 miles west of Chicago. Although connected to the city by a commuter rail line in nearby Geneva, St. Charles strives to retain its small town heritage. The Library, with a total collection of  approximately 400,000 items, offers a wide variety of information and recreational reading to meet the expectations of both the general public and local businesses. In addition, the Library maintains a full calendar of programs to both entertain and educate children and adults alike.

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