[Heritage] Oregon Heritage News 2011-06-03

Heritage Info heritage.info at state.or.us
Fri Jun 3 10:19:39 PDT 2011

In this issue:
1. Advisory Committee Considers National Register Nominations
2. Preservation Workshops Set For Five Cities
3. Events Take Place in Hillsboro, Oregon City and Salem
4.  Proposals Sought for Museums Conference
5. Coos Historical & Maritime Museum Seeks Education Coordinator


Oregon’s State Advisory Committee on Historic Preservation will
consider nominations to the National Register of Historic Places
beginning at 10:30 a.m., June 9 and 9:30 a.m. June 10 at the Willamette
Heritage Center, 1313 Mill Street SE, Salem. Nominations recommended by
the SACHP go to the National Park Service, which maintains the Register
under the authority of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966.
The Committee will review a proposed boundary reduction for the Mill
Pine Neighborhood Historic District in Roseburg and a boundary increase
for the Oregon Caves Historic District in Cave Junction. Nominations for
individual properties include the Depoe Bay Ocean Wayside (Whale
Watching Center); Jerry Andrus House in Albany; Springdale School in the
Corbett vicinity; and the George W. Bowers House, Ira F. Powers
Warehouse and Factory, and Portland Public Services Building in

Visit www.oregonheritage.org/OPRD/HCD/NATREG/nrhp_sachphome.shtml  to
view the agenda and nominations. 


This summer the Historic Preservation League of Oregon will conduct a
series of half-day workshops for people interested in saving the places
that matter in their communities. Participants will learn about the
basic principles of historic preservation and its practical applications
to local resources, hear about how preservation and Main Street
revitalization go hand-in-hand, and explore preservation strategies for
local places that may be endangered or in need of rehabilitation or
adaptive reuse.

Historic Preservation 101 workshops will take place from 9 a.m. to Noon
on June 16 in Oakland; June 17 in Klamath Falls; June 22 in Redmond;
July 7 in Coos Bay / North Bend; and 1 to 5 p.m. July 21 in Pendleton.
Pre-registration is required.  For detailed location information and to
sign up visit www.HistoricPreservationLeague.org  or call 503 243-1923.


Oregon City: Portland landscape designer and Master Gardener Gregg
Everhart will be the featured free program speaker at 1 p.m. June 4 at
the Clackamas County Historical Society, 211 Tumwater Drive. Everhart
will discuss historic uses of the camas lily by Native Americans. An
important food staple harvested annually by Native Americans who roasted
the bulbs and ground them into flour, the six-petaled perennial lily,
known for its periwinkle blue flower, blooms in meadows and prairies
every spring, Native Americans helped Lewis and Clark recognize Camas
bulbs as an important food source during the Corps of Discovery. For
further information visit www.clackamashistory.org  or call

Salem: Heather Wilson will present “The Povey Brothers and Their Work
- Stained Glass Masters of Oregon”, at 6 p.m. June 9 at Historic
Deepwood Estate, 1116 Mission St.. Carrying on her family legacy, Wilson
will share details and images of the Povey Brothers’ work.
Reservations are recommended.  Call 503-363-1825 for reservations. 

Hillsboro: The Oregon Encyclopedia presents “The Greatest Place: how
preservationists and policymakers are saving Oregon history”,
beginning at 1 p.m., June 12 at McMenamins Cornelius Pass Roadhouse,
4045 NW Cornelius Pass Road. Join panelists Val Ballestrem from the
Architectural Heritage Center, Peggy Moretti from the Historic
Preservation League of Oregon, John Williams from Metro, and a
representative from the Beaverton Main Street Program to hear their
approaches to preservation efforts, including a discussion on how an
urban growth boundary affects preservation and conservation. Visit
www.oregonencyclopedia.org  for more information


The Oregon Museums Association  is seeking proposals for sessions
revolving around the theme "The Sustainable Museum: People, Environment,
and Economy," for its conference Oct. 16-18 in Philomath. For more
information, visit www.oregonmuseums.org or contact OMA vice president
Lori Erickson, at lerickson at omsi.edu. The deadline for proposals is July


The Coos Historical & Maritime Museum seeks an energetic and creative
person for its expanding schools program. The 11-month AmeriCorps
education coordinator position  responsibilities include ensuring
conceptual continuity between program content and classroom learning;
developing or revamping lesson plans, supporting materials and field
trips as needed, utilizing museum and community resources; assisting
museum staff in adapting exhibits to support programs; scheduling and
delivering training for teachers and volunteers; and coordinating and
accomplishing program delivery with schools, partner organizations and
volunteers. To apply, submit a hard copy cover letter, resume, and
contact information for three references to Education Coordinator
Position, Coos Historical & Maritime Museum, 1220 Sherman Ave., North
Bend OR 97459. Applications will be accepted until  June 22 For more
details about terms of AmeriCorps service, visit www.AmeriCorps.gov. For
application questions or more information about the position email Vicki
Wiese, ccollections at frontier.com or visit www.cooshistory.org  .
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