Preservation of Historic Homes: A Walk and Talk

Historic Speedwell, 333 Speedwell Avenue, Morristown, NJ 07960

Ages: 12 & up

Cost: $8 per person

Details: Join us for a walk and talk on the little details that make historic homes so special! Using the three 18th and 19th century homes located at Historic Speedwell as a backdrop, we will discuss the keys to preservation and safe keeping of your historic homes and structures. 

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Contact: For more information, call 973.285.6537 

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