Norma Bartol: Awards time for Greenwich Preservation Trust
Greenwich Time - almost 5 years
Jo Conboy, president, hosted a fine meeting at the Bruce Museum where the exhibit, "Greenwich Lost and Preserved," enthralled the audience.
The Lyon house is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and since 1977 is the oldest unaltered Colonial house in Greenwich, probably built in 1695.
The trust has also begun a historic resource inventory of Greenwich Avenue, a digital record of all the buildings on the Avenue listed in the National Register Historic District, including the main post office, and will be linked to the town website as a resource for property owners, architects and town regulatory bodies.
Special guests at the event were Mary Dunne, an architectural historian with the state Department of Economic and Community Development's State Historic Preservation Office; Helen Higgins, executive director of the Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation; board member Elizabeth Rohn Jeffe; Deanne Howard Winoker, of Greenwich, owner and restorer of the Alber
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