Boca Raton Historical Society & Museum to Host Free Zoom Lecture on Historic Preservation, May 20
The Significance of Historic Preservation
Presented by Bonnie Dearborn
Scheduled for Thursday, May 20, at noon, the lecture will focus on the importance of historic preservation in every community and how it can positively impact property owners.
"This virtual lecture is the perfect opportunity to learn about the importance of historic preservation and how historic properties can contribute to the history and quality of life in Boca Raton," promises presenter Bonnie Dearborn, president of Dearborn Historic Preservation, Inc.
"My ongoing passion is to protect historically significant buildings, and I help to get properties listed on the Local and National Register of Historic Places, create historic districts and advise clients on appropriate alteration,"
To sign up for this FREE Zoom lecture or to become a BRHS&M member, please contact Patricia Fiorillo at research@BocaHistory.org.
About the Boca Raton Historical Society & Museum:
The mission and the purpose of the Boca Raton Historical Society & Museum is to collect, preserve, and present information and artifacts relevant to the past and evolving history of Boca Raton and to maintain a visible role in the education and the advocacy of historic preservation in the community, particularly through its ongoing project, History Alive! Celebrating its 50th anniversary next year, BRHS&M is currently closed for renovations and reimagining of exhibits.
Appealing to local historians, tourists and residents, the museum's Fire Bay Gift Shop will, when it reopens, feature unique and educational gifts for all ages, including crafts by local artisans, historic photographs, unusual Boca-based gifts and souvenirs, books by local authors, and The History of Boca Raton DVD—as well as the annual holiday ornaments.
BRHS&M is located in Historic Town Hall at 71 N. Federal Highway in downtown Boca Raton (33432). For more information, please call 561.395.6766 or visit www.BocaHistory.org.
Available for Interview:
Mary Csar, Executive Director
Boca Raton Historical Society & Museum