Reminder – Annual Meeting and Holiday Party on December 13!

Wednesday, December 13, 5:30-8:30 pm
The Champlain Club
20 Crowley Street, Burlington

Please bring an appetizer, snack or dessert to share
Cash bar (empty your change jar – it’s bills & coins only)
Families and HP friends welcome

5:30 pm: Annual Meeting (All UVM HPAA Members Invited)

6:00-8:30pm Party (All HP Alums, Family, + Friends of Alums Invited)

Find the meeting agenda here:

Hope to see you there!




[EVENT] UVM Historic Preservation Program Veranda Welcome Gathering August 30th

UVM Historic Preservation Program Veranda Welcome Gathering

You are cordially invited to the University of Vermont Historic Preservation Program’s annual Veranda Welcome Gathering to be held on Wednesday, August 30, from 5:30 to sunset on the west veranda of Wheeler House.

This year’s event will be held in commemoration of the Fortieth Anniversary of UVM’s first graduating historic preservation class and will honor the achievements of our all alumni and students over the past four decades.

Students, alumni, faculty, staff, friends and family are all invited to join us for this special event.

UVM HP will provide the pizzas! It’s potluck for hors d’oeuvres, salads, desserts and non-alcoholic beverages.


Professor Thomas D. Visser

Director, Historic Preservation Program


[EVENT] Window Workshop, Grand Isle, VT – September 8-10, 2017

Following up on our successful September 2015 window workshop partnership with the Preservation Trust of Vermont, a September 2017 window workshop is scheduled for September 8-10, 2017. It’s a fun, professional, hands-on training workshop. All are welcome. This is a perfect opportunity  (and incredible deal) to learn restoration work and to help in the restoration of one of Vermont’s historic treasures. Read on for more!


This three-day workshop at the Grand Isle Lake House will give you in-depth training from window professionals on how to reglaze and paint historic windows. You will learn on the actual historic windows of the Lake House itself, in the company of fun people, good food and a beautiful setting.

Instructors: Ron Wanamaker and Amy Mentes of Wanamaker Restoration.

Friday 9/8:  5 PM arrival, social hour, dinner, Ron and Amy presentation about windows, overnight at the Lake House.

Saturday 9/9:   Breakfast, work on windows, lunch, work on windows,  social hour, dinner and overnight at the Lake House.

Sunday 9/10:   Breakfast,  work on windows, lunch and clean up.

The workshop fee is $75 which includes instruction, two nights at the Lake House (double occupancy) and food.

For questions about the workshop content, please contact

Paul Wyncoop at (802) 388-9871 or Caitlin Corkins at (802) 828-3047.

For questions about registration and the Lake House, please contact Elise Seraus at (802) 658-6647.

Registration deadline 8/29.  Space is limited, so sign up soon! (Click for registration form.) 


Conference Photos

At the June 8 conference reception we gathered as many alums as we could (not everyone was able to stay the entire day) for our annual group photo.

Back row, l-r: Jonathan Schechtman, Caitlin Corkins, Paul Wyncoop, Devin Colman, John Dumville, Adam Krakowski, Meg Campbell. Front row, l-r: Adrienne Dickerson, Kaitlin O’Shea, Lisa Ryan, Julia Grey, Jenna Lapachinski
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Our new banner, given to us by the UVM Alumni Association because the HPAA is now an official Affinity Group with the Alumni Association. 


Preservation Work Day – Theron-Boyd House

Quechee, Vermont

Saturday June 17, 10 am to 3 pm

Join the Vermont Division for Historic Preservation and the UVM Historic Preservation Alumni Association at the Theron-Boyd House at 75 Hillside Road, Quechee, Vermont on Saturday, June 17 from 10 am to 3 pm.

We’ll be cleaning out the carriage barns in preparation for an upcoming Window Workshop at the site. Volunteers will be able to tour the main house with Tracy Martin, State Historic Sites Section Chief. Please dress for the event with work clothes and shoes. Potluck lunch. Beverages provided by the Alumni Association.

Please RSVP to Caitlin Corkins at by June 12th.