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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Category: Heritage Briefs
Museum of Flight lands Soyuz
The Museum of Flight last month took delivery of the first large artifact for its new Space Gallery – a Soyuz TMA-14 spacecraft. The three-person vehicle arrived in a large wooden crate on flatbed truck, and was met by representatives of Roscosmos (the Russian Federal Space Agency), the spacecraft’s owner – and loaner – Charles Simonyi, and Museum of Flight Senior Curator Dan Hagedorn. (Simonyi and Hagedorn pictured here) Read the rest of this article »
Seattle heritage orgs funded
Heritage organizations including the Northwest African American Museum, Historic Seattle, Densho: The Japanese American Legacy Project, and The Center for Wooden Boats were among the 137 groups receiving funding through the Seattle Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs’ Civic Partners program this year. Read the rest of this article »
IMLS on YouTube
The Institute of Museum and Library Services now has a channel on YouTube. To view what is currently online, you can check out the YouTube Channel here. Read the rest of this article »
State preservation awards
Washington State Department of Archaeology and Historic Preservation
Nominations due: 3/9/2012
The Washington State Department of Archaeology and Historic Preservation is seeking nominations for the 22nd Annual Awards for Outstanding Achievements in Historic Preservation. Read the rest of this article »
National preservation awards
National Trust for Historic Preservation
Nominations due: 3/15/2012
For questions about the awards or nomination process, call 202-588-6315 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Click here for more information and an online application.
Too old, too female — 25 years ago
A mere quarter century ago, Seattle businesswomen who were “too old for Junior League and too female for Rotary” had few options for civic networking and engagement, so they formed a club of their own. 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.
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