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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Yesterdayâ€™s Mavens, Todayâ€™s Foodies: Traditions in Northwest Jewish Kitchens
â€œYesterdayâ€™s Mavens, Todayâ€™s Foodiesâ€ came out last fall, and the Washington State Jewish Historical Society is continuing to celebrate the heirloom recipes it contains by offering a series of cooking demonstrations and tastings throughout the month of May. Read the rest of this article »
Michael Brown and Richard Morrill
UW Press â€“ 224 pp – $45
The contributors to this volume look into Seattle’s social, economic, political, and cultural geographies across a range of scales from neighborhoods to the world. Read the rest of this article »
The Future Remembered: The 1962 Seattle Worldâ€™s Fair and its Legacy
The Next Fifty – Paula Becker, Alan J. Stein & the HistoryLink Staff – $39.95
This overview of the Century 21 Exposition is now available for pre-sale, with books available to ship in October 2011. Read the rest of this article »
Preservation Trades and Consultants Directory
Washington Stateâ€™s Department of Archaeology and Historic Preservation no longer hosts a list of preservation trades people, so the Washington Trust for Historic Preservation is taking on management of a statewide â€œPreservation Trades and Consultants Directory.â€Â 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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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