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Traditional Stone Slating at Old Westbury Gardens

Photo courtesy of Old Westbury Gardens


Please join us for a one-of-kind technical program on Traditional Stone Slating at Old Westbury Gardens. Old Westbury Gardens, Claude N. Smith LTD, Preserv Inc. and Jan Hird Pokorny Associates will provide a guided hard hat tour of the ongoing restoration of this 100+ year old Collyweston Slate Roof at Westbury House, the only extant Collyweston Roof in the United States. The slaters of Claude N. Smith LTD of Collyweston, England will provide a demonstration of the unique slating process as well as providing insight and history to this material. Attendees will get to observe every step in the slating process and participate in hands-on slating.

Event leaders: Nigel Smith, Director at Claude N. Smith LTD and Kurt Hirschberg, Project Manager at Jan Hird Pokorny Associates.

When: Friday, Apr. 3, 2020
Time: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Where: Old Westbury, Long Island, NY
Cost: $25 (Members)
$40 (Non-Members)

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