[Heritage] Oregon Heritage News 2006-02-27
Heritage.Info at state.or.us
Mon Feb 27 15:30:44 PST 2006
In this issue:
1. Applegate Trail show to have TV debut
2. Archaeology, history activities set for UO
3. Newell House to feature living history
4. Oregon book award nominations open
APPLEGATE TRAIL SHOW TO HAVE TV DEBUT
"A South Road to Oregon: The History of the Applegate Trail" will debut at 8:30 a.m. March 3 on Southern Oregon Public Television.
The program details the creation of the Oregon Trail's southern branch, which runs from Fort Hall, Idaho through parts of Nevada, California and Oregon. Russell Sadler narrates. It is also scheduled for broadcast at 11 p.m. March 9.
The program is sponsored in part by the Oregon Heritage Commission, the Oregon Historic Trails Fund of the Oregon Community Foundation, and the Ralph L. Smith Foundation. For more information, visit www.soptv.org
ARCHAEOLOGY, HISTORY ACTIVITIES AT UO
The University of Oregon's Museum of Natural and Cultural History will host Saturday activities on March 11 and April 1.
"Discover Archaeology" will take place from 1 p.m- 4 p.m. March 11 in conjunction with the Archaeology International Film and Video Festival. Visitors of all ages will participate in archaeology-related activities in the museum's interactive laboratory Scientific at the Core. Watch the archaeology film, Sandal and the Cave, shown throughout the day. The film series is sponsored by the Archaeological Legacy Institute. For more information on the festival visit www.archaeologychannel.org.
>From 1 p.m.-4 p.m. April 1, the museum will host "Discovery Family Saturday: Historic University of Oregon and Eugene." This Saturday, learn about how life at the UO has changed and stayed the same in the last 100 years. See photographs of the historic campus, join in a campus walk, go on a scavenger hunt, and take part in other fun games and activities of the 19th century.
For more information, contact Judi Pruitt, (541) 346-3024 or visit 1680 E. 15th Ave., Eugene, or http://natural-history.uoregon.edu
NEWELL HOUSE TO FEATURE LIVING HISTORY
At 1 p.m. March 18, living history actors will portray Robert and Rebecca Newell at the Newell House, 8089 Champoeg Rd. NE, St. Paul.
The museum will be open from 1 p.m.- 5 p.m. For more information, contact (503) 678-5537 or newellhousemuseum at centurytel.net
OREGON BOOK AWARD NOMINATIONS OPEN
Literary Arts is accepting applications for its annual competitions: the Oregon Book Awards and the Oregon Literary Fellowships. Guidelines and entry forms are available on the website (www.literary-arts.org) or by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope (SASE) to Literary Arts, 224 NW 13th Ave., Suite 306; Portland, OR 97209.
The deadline for Oregon Book Awards is May 26 and for Literary Fellowships June 30.
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