Lucy B. Wayne, Ph.D., RPA

The principal of Historic Estate Research, Dr. Wayne, has over 30 yearsLucy3 experience in historic research, architectural history and archaeology. She has a Ph.D. degree in architecture from the University of Florida, specializing in historic preservation. Her M.A. degree from the University of Florida is in anthropology, specializing in historical archaeology; she has been a Registered Professional Archaeologist (RPA) since 1982. Her B.A. degree is in art history from Mary Washington College (Fredericksburg, VA).

Sweet-CaneDr. Wayne is the author of Sweet Cane: The Architecture of the Sugar Works of East Florida (University of Alabama Press, 2010), numerous journal articles, and over 400 technical reports on archaeology, history and architectural history. For three years, Dr. Wayne was co-managedso managed the Historic Haile Homestead, an 1855 Sea Island cotton plantation home in Alachua County, Florida. Since 1989, Dr. Wayne has been co-owner and Vice President of SouthArc, Inc., a cultural resource management consulting firm which specializes in environmental permitting issues.

Historic Estate Research was established to allow Dr. Wayne to share her passion for historic properties with others by providing well researched historic and architectural studies of such properties.