The Architecture of the Trent House
an illustrated lecture by Kevin Joy
Sunday, June 25, 2017
Kevin will be speaking and presenting visuals about the Architecture of the Trent House. He will provide a brief history of the house, as well as specific details of its Georgian Architecture. He will also speak about 18th Century building methodology, both exterior and interior, and will briefly mention the on site archaeology, as well as changes to the house and property over time.
His lecture will also address the WPA restoration, the HABS drawings of the Trent House, the current building conservation and practices, and most importantly the planned rehab and what might lie in store for the property in the future.
About the presenter:
Kevin Joy, former President of the Trent House Association, is a Historic Preservation consultant and Architectural Historian, with projects in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and New York. He also serves as Vice Chair for the New Hope, Pennsylvania HARB and as VP for the New Hope Historic Society. He has conducted comparative architectural and building conservation studies of the 1719 Trent House, and is presently overseeing the architectural rehab of the house.
$10 non-members, $8 members. Tickets available at the door
Presentation to be held in the wheelchair accessible Visitor Center
Complimentary refreshments and tours of the Trent House Museum