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2022 Fall

Classes are free for members


Central Maine’s
Architectural History (Up to 1900)

Instructor: Dan Mitchell

Thursdays • 8 classes – 9/22-11/10 • 5:30-7:00 PM

Class size 5-24 students
10 seats remaining
Location: Zoom only
This 8 week class will have 7 weeks of Zoom, 2 site visits, and 1 in-person class (11/10). 

This 8 week course will explore central Maine’s architectural history up to 1900.  There will be Zoom slide presentations/discussions, site visits (to be announced), and an in-person “show-and-discuss” class where we will look at artifacts, vintage periodicals and images.  Local examples will be used to prompt discussion of large themes.  We’ll also talk about historic preservation and the value of history.  Participation is HIGHLY ENCOURAGED, though not required.

Dan Mitchell is a former restoration carpenter who is the property manager at Vaughan Woods Historic Homestead in Hallowell.


COVID REQUIREMENTS:  Masks are required in classrooms, unless waived by the instructor. We recommend carrying a mask at all times while on the campus to use as needed.