Category Archives: State Capitols

Noted architectural historian to speak at UA on Feb. 20

Noted architectural historian, Dr. William Seale, will speak to University of Arizona students and faculty on Historic Preservation in the U.S.: The White House, State Capitols, and Beyond.

  • Date: Wednesday, February 20, 2008
  • Time: Noon
  • Place: Harvill Building, Room 115, UA

The presentation is made possible by the University of Arizona Desert Southwest Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit and the National Park Service. If you have questions and to RSVP, contact Kristy Schmidt via e-mail (click on name) or 520-621-9597.

William Seale is an independent historian who specializes in the restoration of historic houses. He was born in Beaumont, TX, and received his B.A. from Southwestern University in Georgetown, TX, and Ph.D. from Duke University in Durham, NC. For the past three decades, Seale has been involved in the restoration of historic buildings across the nation, specializing in state capitols and other public buildings, including opera houses, courthouses, historic homes, and museum village buildings. His recent historic house projects include the George C. Marshall House in Leesburg, VA; Ten Chimneys near Milwaukee, WI; and Rosedown Plantation in St. Francisville, LA.