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Begin the New Year with a class in Historic Preservation!

Preservation Classes and Workshops

Have you always wanted to know more about the buildings in your community, or about how historic preservation can strengthen communities, enhance the quality of life, and promote heritage tourism and economic development? Looking for something to stimulate your curiosity and drive away the winter blahs?

Call for Papers: 2018 Annual Meeting & Conference, Association for Living History, Farm and Agricultural Museums

“Interpreting Our Multicultural Past” is the theme for the 2018 conference
of the Association for Living History, Farm and Agricultural Museums
(ALHFAM), which will be held June 1-5, 2018, in Tahlequah, OK.

Museums and historic sites exist to tell a story. Each story, whether the
history of agriculture, traditional crafts, or foodways, is one of culture.
Our sites tell a story of how culture shaped people’s lives. Cultures are
enhanced, influenced, and changed by people moving in and out of regions.