Historic Wallingford hosted the first of two public meetings on October 12, 2021, to discuss the development of a National Register of Historic Places nomination and the use of historical census data for a residential historic district in north Wallingford. A second public meeting to unveil the nomination is planned for later this year.
A recording of the hour-long virtual meeting is posted below. Click here to download the presentation slides.
The historic district effort builds on a 2019 feasibility study and is led by a grassroots volunteer team guided by preservation consultants Northwest Vernacular. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the National Register process and what designation means for property owners, and to present early findings of historical census research. An in-depth analysis of census data will be used to reveal a richer story of the ethnic roots and occupations of early Wallingford residents. A second public meeting to unveil the nomination is planned for later this year. Learn more about this multi-year effort at: HistoricWallingford.org/nrhp-north
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