Two-day conference featuring presentations, exhibits and workshops on preservation and restoration of old schoolhouses around the nation and on early public education practices and history. Held in different locations all over the country for the past 18 years, this marks the first time this annual conference will be held in Maryland (just south of Frederick at the Claggett Center). Area history buffs invited to attend; particular focus on Maryland and nearby areas. Optional day-long bus tour to area schoolhouses and on-site accommodations available for additional charge. Join us for this rare opportunity to learn about keeping our educational heritage alive!