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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Connecting to Collections Webinars
Institute of Museum and Library Services
Series runs through 12/9/2010
IMLS, in partnership with Heritage Preservation and the American Association for State and Local History (AASLH), is presenting a webinar series based on Connecting to Collections: A Call to Action. Read the rest of this article »
Landmarks Nomination Workshop
11/6/2010, 8:30 AM â€“ 1 PM
Learn the nuts and bolts of preparing a landmark nomination and the ins and outs of the process for designating landmarks. Read the rest of this article »
Dead Reckoning: An Introduction to Classical Navigation
Center for Wooden Boats
11/6/2010, 10 AM â€“ 2 PM
Have you ever wondered how nautical navigation was performed before Loran, radar and GPS became commonplace? Ever wondered what they mean by â€œboxingâ€ or â€œswingingâ€ the compass? Escape the chilly weather with us as we explore non-electronic means of accurately traveling by boat from one place to another. Read the rest of this article »
Call for Conference Papers
Pacific Waterways: Connecting Local, Regional, and Global Histories
Pacific Northwest Historians Guild Conference â€“ 3/5/2011
Deadline for proposals: 11/15/2010
The Pacific Northwest Historians Guild is planning for its Spring 2011 Conference, with Alex Morrow serving as Program Chair. 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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