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
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Legacies and Lessons Learned
Washington State Council for Social Studies
Fall Conference – 10/8/2011
This yearâ€™s conference schedule includes presentations ranging from World History to Washington State History and Geography to integrating Social Studies best practices into the classroom. Read the rest of this article »
Educator evening with special guest Nancy Rawles
Northwest African American Museum
10/20/2011, 4 â€“ 7 PM
The event includes complimentary admission for all educators to preview the Museumâ€™s Story Trunks, curricula, hands-on workshop materials, and the opportunity to listen to bestselling author and educator Nancy Rawles, author of My Jim. Read the rest of this article »
Basics of Archives workshop
National Archives and Records Administration
This free one day workshop is for those who work with historical records but are not trained archivists. Pre-registration is required. The workshop will be held at the National Archives and Records Administration — Pacific Alaska Region branch in Seattle. For more information, contact Mark Vessey at email@example.com or 360-586-0219.
New social studies curriculum available
What was life like in 1962? What were the inspirations, goals, dreams, limitations, and fears of school-aged children? Imagine: Looking Forward by Looking Back is a curriculum that was developed to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the 1962 Seattle Worldâ€™s fair, and it uses this pivotal event in Pacific Northwest history as a lens through which students can examine life fifty years ago. Read the rest of this article »
Nordic Heritage Museum
Classes in Nordic woodcarving, Icelandic cooking, and heritage knitting and sewing are being offered at the Nordic Heritage Museumâ€™s craft school this fall. For details and to sign up for classes, contact Linda Lingle at firstname.lastname@example.org or 206-789-5707.
Landmarks nomination workshop
Historic Seattle provides a half-day Landmarks Nomination workshop so that you can learn from Seattleâ€™s top experts about what to do to protect the communityâ€™s built environment and honor your neighborhoodâ€™s heritage. 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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