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NEW! Historic Maymont: Past, Present & Future
November 7, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
A lecture and reception sponsored by the Maymont CouncilPresented by Calder Loth, Senior Architectural Historian, Virginia Department of Historic ResourcesCalder Loth has spent nearly five decades helping to preserve Virginia’s historic places. Without a doubt, he knows more about historical architecture in Virginia than any single individual, having served as Virginia’s Senior Architectural Historian and editor of The Virginia Landmarks Register, the voluminous 1999 publication which includes detailed entries on nearly 1,800 historic buildings and sites in the Commonwealth. He received the 2017 AIA Architectural Medal for Virginia Service and was the first recipient of the Secretary of the Interior’s Preservation Award in 2008. The Maymont Foundation is privileged to have received Loth’s guidance as a past member of the board of directors and as continuing chairman of its Historical Resources and Collections Committee. A distinguished teacher and prolific author, Loth will present the background and significance of the estate architecture, landscape, and collections, focusing on preservation accomplishments and findings of the recently completed Preservation Plan for Maymont Mansion. A reception follows the lecture.