Thursday, May 27, 2010

May is Historic Preservation Month!

Preservation Month ‘10

Our last Preservation Month lecture of 2010 is TONIGHT!

Join The Georgia Trust and Historic Preservation Division at Rhodes Hall for a lecture and book signing by John Cothran. Mr. Cothran’s lecture is entitled Landscapes and Historic Preservation Resources and is co-sponsored by The Cherokee Garden Library, Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. All events are FREE and open to the public. Visit our website for more information.

Jim Cothran

Landscapes and Historic Preservation Resources

5:45 pm, Rhodes Hall, 1516 Peachtree St. NW, Atlanta, GA 30309

Jim Cothran, Vice President of Robert and Company’s Planning and Landscape Architecture Studio in Atlanta, holds degrees from Clemson University, the University of Georgia, and Georgia Institute of Technology where his academic training included ornamental horticulture, landscape architecture, and city planning. In addition to his professional practice, Jim serves as an adjunct professor at Georgia State University and the University of Georgia where he teaches graduate classes on America’s historic gardens and cultural landscapes. Jim has served as past president and board member of the Southern Garden History Society.

This week's event is sponsored by:

The Cherokee Garden Library is an active resource center that collects educational and research material in the fields of gardening, landscape design, garden history, horticulture, floral design, botanical art, and ecology, with a specific focus on documenting the Southeastern region.

The Cherokee Garden Library provides exceptional service to the public; preserves and cares for its collections; acquires, through purchase and gift, historic and contemporary source materials on American gardening and its root sources; and presents relevant programming and exhibitions to the community.

If you missed it...

Podcasts of our Historic Preservation Month lecture series are available through Libsyn. Click here to be redirected.

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