AKCHO was established to encourage cooperation among historical organizations and to promote and encourage the study and preservation of the history and heritage of King County through member organizations, individual members, and the community they serve, and to support such preservation efforts through public awareness and understanding of legislative issues.
THE HERITAGE ADVISOR
The newsletter of the Association of King County Historical Organizations
Submit your news, announcements, and calendar items. Visit our membership page and become a member today.
HistoryLink Unveils New Education Section
HistoryLink.org is pleased to announce the completion of the new Education section. This exciting new section of the encyclopedia was unveiled almost 11 years to the day of HistoryLink.org’s first launch. It is the product of a two-year Education Initiative partnership between HistoryLink.org and 4Culture. Read the rest of this article »
Historic Innovations Will Be Focus of Regional History Day
About 400 north King County students in grades 6 through 12 will be displaying the results of their historical research at the Shoreline Center on Friday, 19 March, as part of the North Puget Sound Regional History Day contest. Read the rest of this article »
UVic Distance Learning
University of Victoria Cultural Resource Management Program
Among UVic’s Cultural Resource Management Program’s on-line offerings this year are Museum Principles and Practices, Heritage Resource Conservation, and Caring for Collections. Visit www.uvcs.uvic.ca/cultural/courses/upcoming/ to learn more.
Free Educator Workshops from The Center for Columbia River History
Words, Water, and Work: Literature and History in the Columbia Basin
February 20, 2010, 9 AM – Noon
2008 Castles Fellow Chad Wriglesworth will introduce educators to poets, novelists and essayists who have written about the social and ecological transformation of the Columbia River Basin, from the 1930s to the present. Read the rest of this article »
Currents of Change
American Society for Environmental History and National Council on Public History Joint Conference
March 10-14, Portland
Both organizations invite panel, roundtable, workshop, working group, paper, and poster proposals for the conference which has the theme of “Currents of Change.” Proposals may address any area of environmental and public history, but organizers especially welcome submissions which illustrate or explicate the theme “Currents of Change.” Click here for more information.
Western Round-Up Super Regional Meeting – Seattle
April 28- May 1
Join Northwest Archivists, Conference of Intermountain Archivists, Society of California Archivists, and Society of Rocky Mountain Archivists and talk about… archives! Click here for details.
Heritage Barn Conference – Walla Walla
Washington Trust for Historic Preservation
In partnership with the National Barn Alliance, the Washington Trust for Historic Preservation is hosting this event, which will include educational sessions on issues related to barn preservation and optional tours of local barns. Visit www.wa-trust.org or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
ABOUT THIS NEWSLETTER
Heritage Advisor is published 10 times a year by the Association of King County Historical Organizations as a service to members and those who support its mission. AKCHO was established in 1977 to: encourage cooperation among historical organizations; promote and encourage the study and preservation of the history and heritage of King County through member organizations, individual members, and the community they serve; and support such preservation efforts through public awareness and understanding of legislative issues.
The Heritage Advisor welcomes submissions of news items, calendar items, and opinion columns from AKCHO members, HA subscribers, and readers. Articles are limited to 300 words and they should have a strong relevance to historic preservation and heritage issues in King County, Washington. Submission of an article does not guarantee publication. AKCHO does not pay for published submissions. All articles are subject to review by AKCHO staff. Please send your article within the body of an email (no attachments, please) to email@example.com.
AKCHO welcomes new members year round. Individual memberships are $15. Organization memberships are $35. Join more than 150 individuals and organizations supporting heritage work and historic preservation in King County. For more information and an application form, visit http://www.akcho.org/members.php.
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