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Soldiers & Sailors Induction Ceremony
Pittsburgh PA (March 20, 2016 - March 20, 2106)
Since 1963, the Joseph A. Dugan, Jr. Hall of Valor at Soldiers Sailors has recognized Pennsylvanian veterans who received medals for bravery and heroism during times of military conflict. Soldiers...
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Cataclysmic Boston: The Nature of Urban Change
Boston MA (March 23, 2016 - March 23, 2106)
Co-sponsored by Boston Society of Architects Boston, a historic city with an extremely unique built environment, is again trying to reinvent itself without self-destruction. Beloved architectural...
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Exhibit Opening: Art for a Nation: Inspiration from the Great Depression
Bend OR (April 16 - October 2, 2016)
A new exhibit explores the Works Progress Administration (WPA), a U.S. government program which employed millions of unemployed people, including artists, musicians and writers, during the Great Depression....
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PSBBF Cal Price Creative Writing Workshops @ Pearl S. Buck Birthplace
Hillsboro WV (April 16 - September 17, 2016)
The Pearl S. Buck Birthplace Foundation, through a grant from the Pocahontas County Convention and Visitors Bureau Calvin W. Price Appalachian Enrichment Series, presents the 2016 PSBBF Creative Writing...
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Wilmington & Western Railroad - Mt. Cuba Meteor
Wilmington DE (April 17 - November 13, 2016)
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Preserving the Maritime Heritage of Ocracoke Island - 2016 Restoration and Endowment Campaign;
Ocracoke Island NC (May 15 - November 30, 2016)
The Community Square is situated along the shores of Silver Lake in the heart of Ocracoke Island, an unbridged island on NC's Outer Banks. With a view across the harbor of the Ocracoke Lighthouse (ca....
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Conservation of the Kumayri Cultural Museum-Preserve
Gyumri, Armenia (May 18 - September 30, 2016)
Join Adventures in Preservation (AiP) with partner Kumayri Cultural Museum-Preserve in the historic center of Gyumri, Armenia. This area, its architecture, and its people suffered great destruction during...
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Grand Reopening of Harvard's Glass Flowers Exhibition Gallery
Cambridge MA (May 21 - September 30, 2016)
Exquisite beauty. Unparalleled artistry. Amazing botanical detail. Closed since early November 2015, the internationally acclaimed Ware Collection of Blaschka Glass Models of Plants, the...
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The Industry & Artistry of Portland Windows
Portland OR (June 28 - October 8, 2016)
This exciting new exhibit explores the construction and design of windows throughout history with an emphasis on local companies, artisans, and products. Industry and Artistry focuses...
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2016 Pacific Northwest Preservation Field School
Mount Rainier WA (August 7 - September 2, 2016)
The 2016 Pacific Northwest Preservation Field School will be held at the beautiful and historic Mount Rainier National Park. This year’s field school offers the opportunity to learn and work in one of...
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Fotoseptiembre outdoor exhibition & garden social
San Antonio (September 1, 2016)
An official Fotoseptiembre event, this year’s theme is "Hooves, Paws and Claws: Animals in Historic Places" showing our animal friends in historic places and settings. During this admission-free...
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35th Annual Iroquois Indian Festival @ Iroquois Indian Museum
Howes Cave NY (September 3-4, 2016)
35th Annual Iroquois Indian Festival The annual festival celebrates Iroquois creativity and self-expression by featuring an all Iroquois Art Market open to Iroquois artists...
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Hands on History: Old News, New News
Jamaica NY (September 3, 2016)
Create paper out of recycled materials, read news stories for kids and take a free tour of King Manor where you'll see a copy of, The Long Island Farmer, the first newspaper published...
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Old Pasadena Walking Tours
Pasadena CA (September 3, 2016)
Pasadena's original downtown, once slated for demolition, is now a shopping and dining destination attracting thousands of visitors every month. Without Pasadena Heritage, this National Register Historic...
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Tool Sharpening Workshop
Hammondsport NY (September 3, 2016)
Learn all the techniques needed to sharpen and maintain your tools! The workshop will take place on Saturday, September 3rd at 10:00 A.M. at the Finger Lakes Boating Museum. Bob Feltz,...
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Swamps, Seminoles, and Snakes: The US Army in the Second Seminole War
Nashville TN (September 4, 2016)
When Congress passed the Indian Removal Act in 1830, the tribes of the Southeastern United States responded in different ways. For example, the Cherokee opted to fight the Removal Act through...
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A Focus on Modernism: Design Regulations & Review
Claremont CA (September 7, 2016)
Claremont embodies a veritable caldron of modernism. Richard Neutra, Theodore Criley Jr., Foster Rhodes Jackson, Cliff May, Everett Tozier, Buff and Hensman...all of these modern master architects produced...
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Capitalizing on Opportunity: Financial Incentives for Historic Properties
Claremont CA (September 8, 2016)
This all-day workshop will be live at Claremont Heritage and also broadcast across the state. You have the option of registering for this live workshop or registering for the online broadcast here. The...
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2016 International Preservation Trades Workshop
Berryville VA (September 9-11, 2016)
20th Anniversary of the International Preservation Trades Workshop. This annual event by the Preservation Trades Network features craftspeople from around the country demonstrating their trades in...
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Caring for Municipal, Museum, and Other Non-Profit Historic Properties
Waltham MA (September 9, 2016)
Join preservation staff from Historic New England, the Massachusetts Historical Commission, and others for the third in a series of workshops on management issues related to local preservation. View more information...

Building a Village...The Settling and Development of Islip Hamlet
East Islip NY (September 10 - November 23, 2016)
The Historical Society of Islip Hamlet's 2016 exhibit is "Building a Village....The Settling and Development of Islip Hamlet". With the start of the 1692 patent granted to Andrew Gibb, Islip Hamlet...
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The Wildlife of Baisley Pond
Jamaica NY (September 10-25, 2016)
King Manor Museum is pleased to host an exhibit of photographs by local artist Marvenia Knight exploring the abundance of wildlife of Baisley Pond in Jamaica, Queens. Ms. Knight was born...
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29th Annual Rustic Furniture Fair
Blue Mountain Lake NY (September 10-11, 2016)
Saturday and Sunday, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Included in general museum admission Mark your calendars for 2016's 29th Annual Rustic Furniture Fair! View more information...

Wright in Idaho
Bliss and Sun Valley ID (September 10-11, 2016)
Wright's only building in Idaho, a small studio designed in 1952 for artist Archie Teater, sits on a bluff overlooking the Snake River an hour and a half from the popular resort town of Sun Valley in Bliss,...
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Cars, Corks, & Chocolates at America On Wheels Museum
Allentown PA (September 10, 2016)
Cars, Corks Chocolates – 11:00am - 4:00pm: Enjoy Classic Cars, Wine Sampling Chocolates.
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Middle Tennessee Highland Games @ Andrew Jackson's Hermitage
Nashville TN (September 10, 2016)
The Highland Games and Celtic Festival returns to the grounds of the historical Hermitage Mansion on Saturday, September 10th from 9:00AM to 5:00PM. Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy a fun-filled...
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Modern Sacred Spaces 2016
Seattle WA (September 10, 2016)
Modern Sacred Spaces is Docomomo WEWA's event series showcasing religious structures built by different faith communities in the mid-20th century. The buildings represent innovative efforts by postwar...
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Talking About History: A History of American Pie
Jamaica NY (September 10, 2016)
Self-proclaimed “historic gastronomist” and writer Sarah Lohman will discuss the contemporary histories of pumpkin and apple pie as well as a general history of how pie came to be. Ms. Lohman is the creator...
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Pearl S Buck Living Gateway Conference
Morgantown WV (September 11-13, 2016)
To celebrate the life, legacy, and enduring impact of Pearl S. Buck, West Virginia’s Pulitzer Centennial Campfires Initiative event will be an international conference on Buck, winner of a 1932 Pulitzer...
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King's Mountain
Nashville TN (September 11, 2016)
Every Sunday from June through September, visitors can experience a wide variety of living history and interactive programs designed for all ages! Interact with historic figures of all social...
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"Heart this Dive" Happy Hour - Historic Seattle Interurban Series
Seattle WA (September 13, 2016)
Join Historic Seattle for our next InterUrban event on Tuesday, September 13 from 6-8 pm at Loretta's Northwesterner in Seattle's South Park neighborhood. Seattle's historic small businesses...
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Historic Housekeeping Made Simple
NY (September 13, 2016)
Guided by Greater Hudson Heritage Network's collection care professionals, participants will learn the proper hands-on methodology of collections care by working directly with collections at four locations...
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2016 AASLH/MMA Annual Meeting
Detroit MI (September 14, 2016)
The 2016 AASLH Annual Meeting is being held in partnership with the Michigan Museums Association. It will take place on September 14-17 at the Cobo Center in Detroit, Michigan. General sessions are open...
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2016 Preserve Iowa Summit. Our History. Our Future.
Davenport IA (September 15-17, 2016)
The Preserve Iowa Summit is the premier statewide annual conference for professionals and volunteers involved in historic preservation in Iowa. 2016 marks the 50th anniversary of the National Historic...
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Culture Lab Detroit Discussion Series
Detroit MI (September 15-16, 2016)
Culture Lab Detroit, an organization that fosters conversations and collaborations between Detroit and the international art, architecture and design communities, announces its 2016 program. For its fourth...
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2016 History Matters Lecture - A History of Handwriting
Charleston SC (September 15, 2016)
In addition to being a study of the past, History is also an indispensable tool for understanding the present and guiding us into the future. Historic Charleston Foundation is committed to bringing historical...
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Preservation Thursday: Theodore Roosevelt
Deadwood SD (September 15, 2016)
South Dakota Humanities Council Speaker's Bureau Scholar, Arch Ellwein, will present a program about Theodore Roosevelt's life, set in 1911. Theodore Roosevelt set the conservation agenda for generations...
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Essex Heritage Presents Trails & Sails Weekends
Essex National Heritage Area MA (September 16-18, 2016)
Interested in biking to the Great Stone Damn in Lawrence, or along the rail trail from Topsfield to Danvers? How about searching for geocaches hidden at Tattersall Farm in Haverhill, birding the Little...
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South Central Historical Archeology Conference
Natchitoches LA (September 16-17, 2016)
The 18th annual meeting of the South Central Historical Archeology Conference (SCHAC) will be held September 16-17, 2016 at the National Center for Preservation Technology and Training in Natchitoches,...
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Antiques Show and Sale
Blue Mountain Lake NY (September 17-18, 2016)
Saturday and Sunday, 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Included in general museum admission The Adirondack Museum Antiques Show and Sale will be held on Saturday and...
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End of Summer Rummer House Tour
Oak Hills OR (September 17, 2016)
Join us as we close out the summer in Oak Hills, Oregon’s first mid-century modern historic neighborhood. This is a unique opportunity to visit at least six homes built by Robert Rummer. These iconic “atomic...
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Historic Housekeeping Brownbag workshop
Oneida NY (September 17, 2016)
Wondering about the best way to care for your historic home? Join us in the Oneida Community Mansion House lounge on September 17th at 11:00 for a hands-on workshop discussion and lesson with Jackie Roshia...
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New York as the Nation’s Capital Tour
New York NY (September 17, 2016)
Did you know New York City was the nation’s first capital? Walk lower Manhattan with us on Constitution Day as we visit the spots that Rufus King would have frequented while serving in...
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South Orange Grove Boulevard: From Millionaires' Mansions to Contemporary Condos
Pasadena CA (September 17, 2016)
Last year's lecture and walking tour of South Orange Grove Blvd. explored the neighborhood's dramatic postwar transformation from grand Victorian mansions to mid-century garden apartments that...
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The Architecture of Glessner House
Chicago IL (September 17, 2016)
This special two-hour tour will focus on the architecture from basement to attic. Attendees will see areas not included on public tours as well as objects rarely shown, including Richardson's original...
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Tour: Edgar Miller's Glasner Studio
Chicago IL (September 17, 2016)
The Glasner Studio is Edgar Miller's masterwork of art and architecture, and is a true "total environment," meaning a complete synthesis of art forms. It inspires and appeals to a wide range of artists,...
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Walnut2Walnut Challenge @ Independence Seaport Museum
Philadelphia PA (September 17, 2016)
Independence Seaport Museum is holding its annual paddling and rowing event on September 17. The Walnut2Walnut Challenge is a 15-mile course between the Delaware and Schuylkill Rivers, offering spectacular...
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Women's History by Bus
Buffalo NY (September 17, 2016)
Women have played a critical role in shaping the Buffalo community since the city’s earliest days. Join us for this guided bus tour, which includes lunch at the Pan-American Grill in the Hotel Lafayette,...
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"I Spy ..." A Scavenger Hunt
San Antonio TX (September 17-1, 2016)
Do you think you would make a good detective? Can you solve puzzles using clues? If you think you can, join us for the, "I Spy …" A Scavenger Hunt in the King William neighborhood! “Detectives”...
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Experiences of the White House @ Andrew Jackson's Hermitage
Nashville TN (September 18, 2016)
Learn all about Jackson’s turbulent road to the White House, and all the drama that happened while in the Oval Office. Guests will get to meet Emily Donelson, Jackson’s niece who, beginning at...
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Prairie Avenue Walking Tour
Chicago IL (September 18, 2016)
Executive Director Curator Bill Tyre will take you down Chicago’s historic Prairie Avenue, once home to Chicago's business and social leaders of the late 19th century. Highlights include the new...
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NAGPRA for Archeologists
Lakewood CO (September 19-22, 2016)
NCPTT, the Friends of NCPTT, and the National NAGPRA Program, will partner to offer a four-day course on the statute, regulations, requirements, and compliance aspects of NAGPRA. The objective is...
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The Preservation of Ancestral Puebloan Masonry
Mesa Verde National Park CO (September 20-22, 2016)
APT is partnering with the National Park Service's Vanishing Treasurers Program to present a hands-on, three-day workshop on masonry preservation at the Mesa Verde National Park in Colorado. View more information...

This Place Matters: Connecting with Historic Places
Beverly WV (September 22, 2016)
The premier historic preservation event of the year includes hands-on workshops,educational concurrent sessions, tours, and more. Conference attendees can choose to attend workshops and educational...
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Unraveling Little Saigon’s History and Influence in the Tenderloin
San Francisco CA (September 22, 2016)
Tho Do, former Community Organizer at the Vietnamese Youth Development Center, will chronicle Vietnamese migration, culture, and activism in the Tenderloin from the 1980s to the present.
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Hawaii Field Seminar - Society of Architectural Historians
Honolulu HI (September 23 - October 2, 2016)
Join Don J. Hibbard, author of Buildings of Hawaii, on an SAH Field Seminar in Hawaii customized for SAH members. Hibbard will bring the Buildings of the United States volume to life,...
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Essex Heritage Presents Trails & Sails Weekends
Essex National Heritage Area MA (September 23-25, 2016)
Interested in biking to the Great Stone Damn in Lawrence, or along the rail trail from Topsfield to Danvers? How about searching for geocaches hidden at Tattersall Farm in Haverhill, birding the Little...
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Autumn Tour of Homes
Buffalo NY (September 23, 2016)
Central Park is among Buffalo’s most desirable neighborhoods, with its tree-lined streets featuring spectacular homes in a wide range of architectural styles. Located between Hertel Avenue and the Parkside...
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History of Quilting in America
Islip NY (September 23, 2016)
Fri., Sept. 23rd, the Historical Society of Islip Hamlet and the Islip Public Library will co-host American Quilter’s Society (AQS) Certified Quilt Appraiser, Dana Balsamo, who will offer a special...
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Apple 'n Pork Festival at the C.H. Moore Homestead DeWitt County Museum
Clinton IL (September 24-25, 2016)
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Lincoln's Lebanon
Lebanon IN (September 24-25, 2016)
Lincoln's Lebanon is a free Civil War reenactment at Memorial Park in Lebanon, Indiana. Come and see Abraham Lincoln give a speech to local citizens, just like he did in 1861 when his train...
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Analyze Your Built Environment, an Observational Approach
Seattle WA (September 24, 2016)
Digging Deeper is Historic Seattle’s multi-session program designed to provide attendees with behind-the-scenes insight to primary research materials in the many archives and libraries in Seattle and King...
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Chocolate Program @ Andrew Jackson's Hermitage
Nashville TN (September 25, 2016)
Sample the tastes and smells of authentic 19th-century drinking chocolate and learn the history of General Jackson’s favorite treat! Every Sunday from June through September, visitors can experience...
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Somewhere in Time: Old School - East Austin Heritage
Austin TX (September 25, 2016)
Save the date for Inherit Austin’s Seventh Annual Somewhere In Time fundraiser! Somewhere In Time: Old School will be held on the historic campus of Huston-Tillotson University. The school’s...
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Preservation North Carolina’s 2016 Annual Conference
Greensboro NC (September 28-30, 2016)
Preservation North Carolina and Preservation Greensboro invite Gate City residents to attend the 2016 conference right here in Greensboro! Take this opportunity to learn about historic preservation endeavors...
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Dialogue in Architecture: An Evening with architect Toshiko Mori
Chicago IL (September 29, 2016)
The Frank Lloyd Wright Trust's annual Thinking into the Future: The Robie House Series on Architecture, Design and Ideas presents a conversation with acclaimed architect Toshiko Mori Sept. 29 at the University...
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Viva la Musica! A celebration of music & culture
San Antonio TX (September 29, 2016)
Villa Finale celebrates San Antonio’s Latino heritage with an evening of music, food and fun with ¡Viva la Musica! The evening will begin with the duo of Gino Robert as they interpret...
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4th Annual Fall Fest at The Hermitage
Nashville TN (October 1-2, 2016)
Fall Fest at the Hermitage is a spectacular weekend of art, music, and history at Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage: Home of the People’s President. Proceeds from the festival benefit the Hermitage. View more information...

2016 Heritage Barn Workshop
St. Paul OR (October 1, 2016)
This year’s day-long workshop at Champoeg State Park will feature speakers, a tour of restored barns, hands-on training, and sessions on barn construction and rehabilitation. Barn owners, historic preservationists,...
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Archaeology Behind-the-Scenes Tours
Forest VA (October 1, 2016)
Ever wonder what it would be like to work on the archaeology of Mr. Jefferson’s retreat home? Join Poplar Forest’s archaeologists on a walking tour of their latest project, the archaeology of the new Poplar...
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Section 106 Essentials Training
Washington DC (October 4-5, 2016)
The Section 106 Essentials is a two-day course designed for those who are new to federal historic preservation compliance or those who want a refresher on the Section 106 regulations and review process....
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Creating Best Ever Visitor Experiences
NY (October 4, 2016)
Join Greater Hudson Heritage Network as Kathryn Boardman of The Cherry Valley Group presents concrete examples of how to positively interact with visitors, create a welcoming and engaging experience,...
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The Fall Tours of Homes, History & Architecture
Charleston SC (October 6-30, 2016)
The fascinating history of Charleston’s culture, architecture, and hospitality comes alive in a rich assortment of private house tours, lunch lectures, walking tours, and behind-the-scenes programs. View more information...

2016 Dubuque Heritage Festival
Dubuque IA (October 7-8, 2016)
In 1934, the City of Dubuque was awarded $200,000 from the Works Progress Administration (WPA) to complete landscapes and shelters at Eagle Point Park in Dubuque, Iowa. They turned to the young Prairie...
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City in a Garden: Alfred Caldwell's Eagle Point Park
Dubuque IA (October 7-8, 2016)
Heritage Works Inc. is hosting a symposium: "City in a Garden: Alfred Caldwell's Eagle Point Park" as part of its inaugural Dubuque Heritage Festival on October 7 8, 2016. This year’s...
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Historic Preservation at 50
Chicago IL (October 8, 2016)
Join Glessner House Museum, in partnership with Landmarks Illinois, AIA Chicago, and Friends of Historic Second Church as we celebrate one of the first great preservation success stories in Chicago, explore...
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2016 National Pavement Preservation Conference
Nashville TN (October 9-13, 2016)
The Second National Pavement Preservation Conference will be held at the Renaissance Hotel in downtown Nashville, Tennessee starting on Sunday, 9 October 2016 and running through Thursday, 13 October 2016. View more information...

L.A. Historic Neighborhoods Conference
Los Angeles CA (October 15, 2016)
Join the Conservancy and the Los Angeles Department of City Planning's Office of Historic Resources for a day-long forum on neighborhood conservation, including presentations by experts in the field, interactive...
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Sedona Main Street Paint Out
Sedona AZ (October 15, 2016)
The Sedona Main Street Paint Out is the kick-off event for Sedona Arts Center’s Annual Plein Air Festival, a week-long festival. It’s a great opportunity to see all the participating and nationally recognized...
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Steam Sternwheeler Cruise
Portland OR (October 15, 2016)
Take a one-of-a-kind ride on Portland's only completely restored steam sternwheel tugboat, the PORTLAND. Built in 1947 as a near-replica of its 1919 predecessor, the PORTLAND was an integral part of Portland's...
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Online Course: Project Management for History Professionals
Online (October 17 - November 11, 2016)
Do you often juggle several projects, trying to keep each one focused and on track? Project management provides valuable training that will help you organize, manage, and successfully complete projects....
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Lecture: Preservation Pays
Chicago IL (October 18, 2016)
Historic preservation enhances communities and lifts the spirit, but it also rewards those committed to rehabbing historic buildings. Architectural historian Susan Benjamin will present a program featuring...
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Rock Stars of Pervasive, Predictive Analytics
Mountain View CA (October 18, 2016)
Why Attend Rock Stars of Pervasive, Predictive Analytics? Predictive analytics is a compelling reality with a lot of scary baggage. Every organization must grapple with it or become obsolete, BUT - View more information...

2016 Missouri Preservation Conference
Boonville MO (October 19-21, 2016)
The 2015 Conference was a blast. The conference started early on Wednesday, October 21st. After a welcome by Cape Girardeau’s Mayor Harry Rediger and the University’s President Dr. Carlos Vargas, David...
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Building Strength: Regenerating Places of Faith
Hamilton ON (October 19, 2016)
Places of faith anchor and shape our communities. Yet many congregations are facing declining attendance and insufficient funding to maintain and operate their historic buildings. These important community...
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Driving History – Putting Preservation on the Road
Allentown PA (October 20-22, 2016)
Driving History – Putting Preservation on the Road: Protecting Our Overlooked Automotive Heritage in the Twenty-first Century The Historic Vehicle Association (HVA) and the Historic Preservation...
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Heritage Rising: National Trust for Canada Conference 2016
Hamilton ON (October 20-22, 2016)
This October at Heritage Rising, the National Trust Conference 2016, we are pleased to offer a series of workshops designed to inspire and empower communities to renew great heritage places. Topics include:...
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The Secret Life of Buildings
Austin TX (October 20-22, 2016)
SYMPOSIUM: OCTOBER 20-22, THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN CAMPUS October 17, Goldsmith Hall Loggia OBJECTS Exhibition Opening October 19, Jessen Auditorium View more information...

Living on the Edge Conference 2016
Galveston TX (October 20-21, 2016)
Visit historic Galveston Island for Living on the Edge: Taking Action, our third annual conference on building and preserving resilient and healthy coastal communities. For 2016, the sessions highlight...
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Downtowns Rising
Hamilton ON (October 20, 2016)
As part of the National Trust Conference in Hamilton, Downtowns Rising, offers an energizing day-long exchange on creative ways to meet the challenges of regenerating Canada’s downtowns. Downtowns...
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Mighty Sites: Regenerating Historic Sites
Hamilton ON (October 20, 2016)
Many historic sites open to the public are at a crossroads, faced with limited government funding, major capital costs and increased competition from more dynamic attractions. They must re-invent themselves...
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Preservation Snapshot: The Future of Historic House Museums
Chicago IL (October 20, 2016)
Landmarks Illinois president Bonnie McDonald will lead this panel discussion exploring how historic house museums can remain relevant and sustainable in the 21st century and how they contribute to the...
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Punching Above Your Weight: Fundraising for a Small Shop
Hamilton ON (October 20, 2016)
Non-profits are under pressure to achieve increasing fundraising goals with limited resources in a sector where competition for donations is fierce. In this workshop learn how to make effective use of...
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A Soldier’s Heart, A Sister’s Hands: Haudenosaunee Women Veterans
Howes Cave NY (October 22, 2016)
Exhibition Opening: 2 p.m.- 4 p.m. The exhibit is intended to honor the hundreds of Haudenosaunee women who have served in the American military from WWII to the present. ...
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Tour: Tilt Mansion Booth Manor
Chicago IL (October 22, 2016)
This extraordinary home was constructed in 1913-1914 from plans by Holabird Roche for Joseph E. Tilt, the owner of a major shoe company, boasts elaborate public spaces, fourteen bedrooms, seventeen...
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Behind-the-Scenes Tour
Jamaica NY (October 23, 2016)
Want to see all of King Manor? From the basement to the attic? From servants’ quarters to the King family’s parlor? Then join us for this special behind-the-scenes tour! Tickets...
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Behind-the-Scenes Tour
Jamaica NY (October 23, 2016)
Want to see all of King Manor? From the basement to the attic? From servants’ quarters to the King family’s parlor? Then join us for this special behind-the-scenes tour! Tickets...
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2016 Preservation Achievement Awards
Boston MA (October 24, 2016)
The President's Award is given to individuals or organizations which have made a dramatic long-lasting impact on Boston's success and vitality while embracing the city's unique character and sense of place. ...
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Tradional Building Conference Series - Materials and Methods
Pittsburgh PA (October 25-26, 2016)
Materials and Methods educational sessions will cover Steel Windows; Building Codes and Historic Buildings; Metal Restoration, Repair and Fabrication; as well as educational tours of craftspeople at work....
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Historic Haunts of Long Island
Islip NY (October 25, 2016)
Oct. 25th, the Historical Society of Islip Hamlet hosts author Kerriann Flanagan Brosky and her presentation on "Historic Haunts of Long Island; Ghosts and Legends from the Gold Coast to...
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Bliss & Faville: Architecture and the Profession in Early 20th Century San Francisco
San Francisco CA (October 27, 2016)
Architectural historian, Michael Corbett, will survey the work of the venerable firm Bliss Faville, designers of the Metropolitan Club, as a way of looking at the architectural profession in that...
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Onsite Workshop: Reinventing the Historic House Museum
Denver CO (October 27, 2016)
This one-day symposium is designed to offer current thinking, practical information, and solutions to the challenges facing historic sites. The Historic House Museum in America is not dead nor is it dying....
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Beethoven, Schubert and More @ King Manor Museum
Jamaica NY (October 28, 2016)
Explore the great variety of songs and sonatas written 200 years ago, by Ludwig van Beethoven, Franz Schubert, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and others. This program will be performed by Ensemble 1816, featuring...
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Shadows on the Street: Haunted Tours of Historic Prairie Ave
Chicago IL (October 28, 2016)
Tales of strange sounds, unexplained sightings, and untimely endings await as you explore Prairie Avenue after dark! Learn about the mystery surrounding the death of Marshall Field Jr., the tragic events...
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30th Annual Edgar Allen Poe Readings
Chicago IL (October 29, 2016)
Squirm in your seats as actors from Lifeline Theatre present staged readings of Poe's terrifying stories and poetry. A Glessner House tradition for three decades and an evening not to be missed. Don't...
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Lantern Night @ Fire Museum of MD
Lutherville MD (October 29, 2016)
Visit the Fire Museum as it is lit with candlight. See historic performers discuss the past in a very modern way! Great kids activity. Wear costumes for admission discount.
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Militia Muster and Candlelight Tour
Sanford NC (October 29, 2016)
This is the second annual House in...
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APT San Antonio 2016: Preserving Heritage with Tomorrow's Technologies
San Antonio TX (October 30 - November 2, 2016)
Old World charm meets New World technology. The blend of these two worlds converge in San Antonio - a place where preservation of historic Spanish Colonial Missions has led to a UNESCO World Heritage designation,...
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TRUNK or TREATING at America On Wheels Museum
Allentown PA (October 30, 2016)
TRUNK OR TREATING - 1:00pm – 3:00pm. Gather up your miniature ghost and goblins and head over to America On Wheels for Trunk or Treating. Children will enjoy a Halloween Scavenger Hunt. Decorate...
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Safe & Fun Trick or Treat
Sedona AZ (October 31, 2016)
Safe Fun Trick or Treat in Uptown Sedona will be on Halloween from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. This annual event when Sedona Main Street Uptown Merchants welcome all good ghouls and ghosts to visit their storefronts...
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The Society of Architectural History's Awards for Architectural Excellence
Chicago IL (November 4, 2016)
The Society of Architectural Historians will present the Awards for Architectural Excellence at its 6th Annual Awards Gala on November 4, 2016, honoring: Richard H. Driehaus The Richard...
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Advocacy Workshop
Seattle WA (November 5, 2016)
Chris Moore, Executive Director, Washington Trust for Historic Preservation, and Eugenia Woo, Director of Preservation Services, Historic Seattle, invite people interested in making a difference in their...
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SIXTY, the Celebration
Providence RI (November 5, 2016)
Help us celebrate our 60th anniversary in style at the new Skyline at Waterplace. Enjoy drinks and dinner, take part in our auction, and view WaterFire from the best seat in the city. SIXTY is sure to...
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Dwell in the IDL
Tulsa OK (November 6, 2016)
Everyone’s favorite home tour, for sure. We’ll feature some fantastic dwelling spaces in the Brady Arts District.
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AMIA 2016
Pittsburgh PA (November 9-12, 2016)
The Annual Conference is a unique forum for colleagues from all areas of the field to meet, share information and work together.
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Frank Lloyd Wright and San Francisco
San Francisco CA (November 10, 2016)
Professor Paul V. Turner highlights aspects of the Frank Lloyd Wright’s complex and evolving relationship with San Francisco, surveying the full body of Wright’s work in the Bay Area.
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Craftsman Weekend
Pasadena CA (November 11, 2016 - November 13, 2106)
In its 25th year, Pasadena Heritage will present the Annual Craftsman Weekend on November 11-13, 2016. The Weekend will mark a quarter century of honoring the Craftsman movement, featuring house tours...
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Restoration Celebration
Portland OR (November 11, 2016)
JOIN US FOR THE 3RD ANNUAL RESTORATION CELEBRATION Cheer on Oregon's historic places - the beautifully restored, and the urgently at risk. KEYNOTE ADDRESS by EMILIE EVANS View more information...

Section 106 Essentials Training
Houston TX (November 15-16, 2016)
The Section 106 Essentials is a two-day course designed for those who are new to federal historic preservation compliance or those who want a refresher on the Section 106 regulations and review process....
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Metal Detecting for Archeologists
Rincon GA (November 18-20, 2016)
Metal detector applications and use generally have become accepted in historical archeology, but it is clear that few professional and student archeologists have received training in metal detector capabilities...
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Holiday Train Garden @ Fire Museum of MD
Lutherville MD (November 26 - December 31, 2016)
Come see Baltimore in miniature scale! Great train display with Baltimore oriented trains... fun for all! Santa will be here for photos on opening day Please see website for specific days we are...
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2016 HOLIDAY TRAIN EXHIBIT at America On Wheels Museum
Allentown PA (November 27, 2016 - January 3, 2017)
Enjoy the sounds, lights and action of many model trains stationed around the museum’s galleries. Fun for adults and kids of all ages! The museum is a Toys for Tots drop site. Bring...
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Sedona’s Tree Lighting & Santa Visit
Sedona AZ (December 2, 2016)
Sedona’s Tree Lighting Santa Visit kicks off the holiday season. Live entertainment, activities and refreshments will be available from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the plaza on State Route 89A in Uptown...
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Blue Banner Tour of Historic Homes
Floral City FL (December 3, 2016)
FLORAL CITY BLUE BANNER TOUR OF HISTORIC HOMES Under the centrury old live oak canopy and behind the lace curtains, six to eight historic homes from 1866-1911 are opened annually on the...
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Christmas Open House 2016
Sanford NC (December 10, 2016)
The House in the Horseshoe State Historic...
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Boneyard Ball at the Neon Museum
Las Vegas NV (March 4, 2017)
A vintage Vegas soiree like none other. Part history. Part art. Completely awesome! The Neon Museum is pleased to honor Jan Jones Blackhurst with the Glow Award on this...
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NC Main Street Conference: Main Street - What's Your Strategy
Shelby NC (March 14-16, 2017)
The North Carolina economy is as diverse as the regions and driven by technology, agriculture, education, tourism and the military. Small and medium-sized communities are identifying and growing their...
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The Old House Fair in Bellefonte, PA
Bellefonte PA (April 28-29, 2017)
Planned for Friday, April 28 and Saturday, April 29, 2017, the Old House Fair in Bellefonte is a marketplace of ideas and workshops about the built environment left to us by our predecessors. It’s about...
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Society of Architectural Historians 2017 Annual International Conference
Glasgow (June 7-11, 2017)
The Society of Architectural Historians will host its 70th Annual International Conference in Glasgow, Scotland, from June 7–11, 2017. Meeting in Glasgow reflects the increasingly international scope of...
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Victoria 2017
Victoria BC (June 16-19, 2017)
After much deliberation, the SAH MDR Board has decided to slide our annual conference from Fall 2016 to June 2017. For the Baker City and Sun Valley proposals, we could not wrangle a local team, which...
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