Barb Powers

Barb Powers

Deputy State Historic Preservation Officer for Inventory and Registration

Barbara Powers, Deputy State Historic Preservation Officer for Inventory and Registration for the State Historic Preservation Office of the Ohio History Connection, has 41 years of experience with historic survey and the National Register of Historic Places programs in Ohio. Powers serves on the Thomas J. Moyer Ohio Judicial Center Commission. She was the state coordinator for the Society of Architectural Historians online publication Archipedia Classic Buildings. Published works include “Ohio’s Pride, the Art and Architecture of the Ohio State
Office Building” in Timeline, a publication of the Ohio History Connection; “Louis Bromfield’s Big House at Malabar Farm: Form Follows Fiction” in Recreating the American Past, Essays on the Colonial Revival published by the University of Virginia Press and “The Architecture of the Ohio Governor’s Residence” in Our First Family’s Home published by Ohio University Press. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in American Studies from Miami University and a Master’s in Architectural History with a certificate in Historic Preservation from the University of Virginia.

9:45 am - 10:45 am
The Square - 2nd Floor

Top Tips for Successful National Register Nominations

Join Jim Gabbert, a National Park Service National Register Reviewer, and the State Historic Preservation Office National Register staff to learn the newest, most helpful guidance for preparing great nominations for all types of properties. The federal and state team of presenters will engage the audience in an interactive discussion about the most important topics associated with successfully nominating properties to the National Register of Historic Places. Session topics will be useful to anyone, whether you are a beginner or experienced professional, who wants to nominate a property to the National Register. Approved for 1.00 AIA LU.