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Bohlen Design: Four Generations of Indiana Architectural Prominence
October 20, 2019 at 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm EDT
1 Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College
Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, IN 47876
Free; donations will be appreciated.
Presented by the Sisters of Providence and Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College (SMWC)
1 p.m.: slide presentation, 2:15 p.m.: building tour (EDT)
Enjoy an in-depth presentation on the architecture and architects of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods Historic District (SMWHD), by noted scholar Dr. James Glass. Dr. Glass will discuss the Bohlens, Indiana’s oldest and longest-existing architectural firm, and highlight many of the buildings designed by them at the Woods. Participants will then personally tour the Woodland Inn, the Saint Anne Shell Chapel, SMWC Conservatory of Music, Le Fer Hall and the Rooney Library.
Admission to the lecture and tour are free; donations will be accepted.
Brunch tickets may be purchased in historic O’Shaughnessy Hall prior to the lecture for the specially discounted price for $15.50 for the event attendees.
For more information, call Jeanne Frost at 812-535-2952.
Other presentations in this series include:
- Aug. 7 – Oct. 4, 2020 – Bohlen Design exhibit at Swope Art Museum, Terre Haute
This program is made possible through a Historic Preservation Education Grant from Indiana Landmarks, Indiana Humanities, and the National Endowment for the Humanities; with additional support by the Terre Haute Convention and Visitors Bureau.