Saturday, March 16, 2:30 pm
Location: The Oldest House Garden, 322 Duval Street
In conjunction with The Studios of Key West and the Tom Majors Tribute to Wood, the Oldest House Museum will incorporate the following presentation as part of our Garden Lecture Series.
Key West is the largest historical district of wooden structures on the US Department of the Interior’s National Register of Historic Places. Oldest House Curator Andy Herdan discusses the history, materials and techniques used for construction in the island’s heyday. Specific focus will be placed on the Oldest House Museum, 322 Duval Street.
About the Presenter
Andy Herdan served as an officer in the British Merchant Navy and has traveled every corner of the world working with numerous cultures. Andy has worked with many non-profits, volunteering as a field archaeologist, presiding over Historical Societies, helping to set up Museum Associations, and writing articles and books on regional history. Andy’s role with Old Island Restoration Foundation is to attain volunteer support giving tours through the Oldest House Museum. Because of his passion for all things historical, his role now includes curatorial work at The Oldest House.
Seating will start at 2:00, for the 2:30 presentation. Admission is free, donations recommended. Water and soft drinks will be available for sale.