Historic Preservation

General Coursework:

  • The American Heritage
  • Preserving Historic America
  • Introduction to Museum Studies
  • Introduction to Conservation
  • American Archaeology
  • Planning History and Practice (Honors)
  • American Forms and Values
  • Survey and Preservation Planning

 

Architectural Preservation Coursework:

  • Documentation and Field Work
  • American Building
  • Vernacular Architecture in America
  • Computer Applications in Historic Preservation
  • Agricultural Preservation
  • Laboratory in Building Forensics
  • Slave Housing Group Research
  • Honors Thesis: Gender and Virginia’s Early-20th Century Equine Landscape

 

Additional Coursework:

  • Preservation, Landscape, and Land Use
  • Preservation Law
  • Urban Design
  • Grant Writing

 

Sample Research Papers:

Agricultural Context of the Rappahannock River Valley 1834-1860

The Montpelier Sheep Barn

718 Sophia Street

The Hugh Mercer Apothecary Final HSR

College Heights CRS Report

 

Sample Measured Drawings and Models

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President Lincoln’s Cottage Vestibule South Elevation Present-Day

President Lincoln’s Cottage Vestibule South Elevation Lincoln-Era

President Lincoln’s Cottage Vestibule West Section Present-Day

President Lincoln’s Cottage Vestibule West Section Lincoln-Era

Caroline Street in 1797

 

The Hay Track
James Madison’s Montpelier, Virginia
By Mary Fesak