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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Remembering Century 21 – introductory and advanced workshops
Free introductory workshops are being presented by MOHAI at the Seattle Central Library. They’ll take place the second Saturday of April and May (4/14 and 5/12), occurring from 10 AM – noon. Workshops will review the history of the 1962 World’s Fair and teach you the basic historic research skills needed to explore your own Century 21 memories, souvenirs, and legacies. Read the rest of this article »
McConaghy presents for Seattle Arts & Lectures
Seattle Arts & Lectures is hosting “The Last 150: Five Turning Points in Washington State History” with Dr. Lorraine McConaghy. The Public Historian for the Museum of History & Industry, as well as past AKCHO honoree, and author of the recently-published New Land, North of the Columbia, McConaghy will present a series of five lectures held at the Henry Art Gallery this spring, beginning on April 5th. Read the rest of this article »
Call for Civil War/Civil Rights Proposals
From Civil War to Civil Rights – 64th Pacific Northwest History Conference
Proposal deadline: 4/6/2012
The Washington State Historical Society, permanent sponsor of the Pacific Northwest History Conference, invites proposals for the 64th Pacific Northwest History Conference, October 19-20, 2012 at the Washington State History Museum in Tacoma, Washington. Sessions, panels and workshop proposals on the broad theme of the Civil War and Civil Rights in the Pacific Northwest are being sought. Read the rest of this article »
Seeking presenters for statewide speakers bureau
Application deadline: 4/27/2012
Humanities Washington seeks applications from qualified individuals interested in serving as 2012-14 presenters for its statewide Speakers Bureau program. Read the rest of this article »
SGS spring seminar features George G. Morgan
Seattle Genealogical Society
Registration deadline: 5/11/2012
George G. Morgan, internationally known genealogist and cohost of the long-running Genealogy Guys podcast, will headline the Spring 2012 Seminar presented by the Seattle Genealogical Society from 9 AM to 3 PM on Saturday, May 19, at the Museum of History & Industry, 2700 24th Avenue East, Seattle. Read the rest of this article »
Conferences galore in May
May is bursting with opportunities for professional development! Pre-register now for one or more of these conferences coming up in May. Read the rest of this article »
WMA conference early birds get special perks
Washington Museum Association
Early bird deadline: 5/14/2012
Early registration is now available online for the Washington Museum Association 2012 annual conference. “The Next 50: Innovation, Inspiration and Sustained Futures for Museums,” will be held at the Seattle Center, June 13-15. 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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