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.
Materials and the Maritime Environment
3/26/2011, 9 AM â€“ 5 PM
Wood, windows and repair techniques, concrete deterioration and conservation, paint and coatings, masonry repairs, documentation techniques, traditional materials and modern techniques, and an afternoon walking tour of Port Townsend. Read the rest of this article »
Understanding Historic Masonry Mortars
Abstract Masonry Restoration
This two-day workshop will offer participants a clear understanding of the differences between prominent historic mortar binders such as lime putty, natural cement, pozzolans, hydraulic lime, Portland cement and hydrated lime. Learn how to specify and correctly use these materials today. Read the rest of this article »
World Citizen Essay Contest
Puget Sound Innovations Over the Past 60 Years
This year the World Affairs Council is partnering with the Seattle Center Foundation in developing the theme for its annual World Citizen Essay Contest for Washington state students in grades 3-12. Read the rest of this article »
The Battle of Seattle: How the Northwest Was Won
Road Scholar Conference
Learn all about the history of settlement in the Pacific Northwest in a one week program offered by Road Scholar, (the new name for what was formerly Elderhostel.) Read the rest of this article »
Personal Archives Preservation Roadshow
National Archives and Records Administration, Puget Sound Region
3/14/2011, 10 AM â€“ 2 PM
This free program will provide information about how to preserve: Photographic prints and negatives, letters and other family documents, moving images and audio, e-mail, electronic documents, and digital photos, and much, much more. 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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