A long shot of the Ralston Country School, Lakewood Heritage Center,a single story, white-sided building.

Event

Jefferson County Historical Commission's 15th Annual Symposium

“Building Community: A Historical Perspective”
The power of community is the backbone of Jefferson County’s story. 
Learn more in this one-room 1869 school that began as a Methodist-Episcopal Church. 

Agenda:

8:30 
Check-in/breakfast snack

9:00
John Steinle, JCHC
"How Volunteers Create Communities" 

10:00
Bonnie and Richard Scudder, JCHC
“Saving the Historic Octagon and Barn at Shaffer’s Crossing: The Power of Community”

10:45-11:00 Break

11-11:30
Holly Boehm, Principal Planner, City of Lakewood
“Growing Community Interest in Preservation through Cultural Resource Surveys” 

11:30-12:00
Betsy Bowers, LHC Administrator
Caitlin Lewis, LHC Museum Curator 
“Looking Forward While Valuing the Past”

12-12:45 Lunch

1:00-2:00 Tour LHC historic buildings (optional)

A flyer for the Building Community: A Historical Perspective
Jefferson County Historical Commission