2013-10-17 / News

Lecture Friday at Newport restoration school

The lecture series sponsored by the International Yacht Restoration School in Newport will welcome Dr. Robert Russell on Friday, Oct. 18, at 7:30 p.m. at the restoration hall at 449 Thames St.

Russell is the director of Salve Regina’s historic preservation program. He will share his experiences with cultural preservation at Charleston’s American College of the Building Arts and at Salve Regina University, as well as insights into his own conservation work in cemeteries and graveyards.

The event is free for members of the restoration school and the Museum of Yachting. Cost is $10 for nonmembers.

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