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
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Digging in for Space Shuttle Competition
Photo courtesy of Museum of Flight
The Museum of Flight broke ground for its new Space Gallery on June 29, and reaffirmed its commitment to bring to Washington State one of the four Space Shuttles NASA is retiring. Read the rest of this article »
Preservationists to Speak Up at America’s Great Outdoors Event
Historic preservationists are planning to be among the stakeholders participating in the Department of Interior’s “America’s Great Outdoors” Listening Session, which takes place in Seattle on Thursday, July 1. Read the rest of this article »
Rally Scheduled for Alki Homestead
The people of Seattle will have a public opportunity to stand up for a century-old West Seattle city landmark at a mid-day rally on July 4, 2010. Read the rest of this article »
Preservation Grants – the Rest of the Story
Last month, we told you that American Express and the National Trust for Historic Preservation had awarded $125,000 each to the Schooner Adventuress and Town Hall as the top two vote-getters in the Seattle-Puget Sound Partners in Preservation initiative. This month, nine additional historic sites were named as recipients of sizable grants. In King County, those winners include: Read the rest of this article »
Spellman Awards for Barn, Burke, Lodge, Lifetime Achievement
King County Executive Dow Constantine, himself an advocate for historic preservation, presided over the recent presentation of the King County Historic Preservation Program’s 10th Annual John D. Spellman Awards. Four areas of achievement were highlighted. Read the rest of this article »
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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