Montclair History Center’s Guided House Tours: The Roots of Historic Preservation

12:00pm - 3:00pm
Crane House & Historic YWCA

On Sunday, May 19th Executive Director Angelica Diggs will be giving a guided tour through the Crane House & Historic YWCA Museum exploring the roots of preservation as it relates to the 1965 move and restoration of the museum. In 1965, when the Crane House & Historic YWCA was restored to tell the story of its earliest occupants, historic preservation was in its infancy and policies were just being established. Through this guided tour we’ll gain a basic understanding of the preservation movement in American history and put into context some of the decisions made by the early preservationists who restored the Crane House in the 1960s and discuss our goals in preservation today. Tours begin at 12:00 pm, 1:00 pm, and 2:00 pm at Nathaniel Crane House & Visitor Center located at the back of the parking lot.

Admission is $12/adult; $10/student/senior with ID; $8/child; under 2 free. Montclair History Center members are free! No reservations required. 110 Orange Road, Montclair, NJ.

1965 Move of the Crane House & Historic YWCA Up Bloomfield Avenue