[Heritage] Oregon Heritage News 2012-01-31

Heritage Info heritage.info at state.or.us
Tue Jan 31 08:56:17 PST 2012


In This Issue:
1. Cultural Advocacy Day Set for Feb. 21
2. National Trust Opens Nominations for 11 Most Endangered Places
3. Northwest Cultural Resources Institute Report Now Available
 
 
CULTURAL ADVOCACY DAY SET FOR FEB. 21
 
 Join arts and culture advocates from all walks of life and every
region of the state, for the Cultural Advocacy Coalition’s (CAC)
Advocacy Day from 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., Feb, 21 at the State Capitol,
Hearing Room 50, 900 Court St., NE, Salem.
 
The CAC will give you an insider’s look at the work of the 2012 Session
and connect advocates with key legislators. Don’t miss this chance to
show your support for arts, culture and heritage!
 
For further information and to reserve a seat email
info at oregonculture.org , visit www.OregonCulture.org (
http://www.oregonculture.org/ ) or call (503) 680-6387. 
 
 
NATIONAL TRUST OPENS 11 MOST ENDANGERED PLACES NOMINATIONS
 
The National Trust for Historic Preservation has posted its 2012 “11
Most Endangered Places” nomination form at
www.preservationnation.org/issues/11-most-endangered with a deadline
date of Feb. 17.
 
After carefully reviewing the criteria, and before you invest a lot of
time in a nomination, contact the National Trust’s Oregon Field Officer
(Peggy Sigler, peggy_sigler at nthp.org or (503) 333-3900). 
 
 
NORTHWEST CULTURAL RESOURCES INSTITUTE REPORT NOW AVAILABLE
 
The latest Northwest Cultural Resources Institute (NCRI) Report is now
available from the National Park Service. This issue includes
information about archaeologists’ relocation of mid-19th century U.S.
Army officers quarters at from downtown Friday Harbor, Washington, to
its original location at the American Camp park unit on San Juan Island,
which commemorates events surrounding the resolution of the Oregon
Territory boundary dispute between Great Britain and the
United States. 
 
The issue also presents stories about maritime archaeology in the
Columbia River at the Fort Vancouver Waterfront; archaeology projects at
Lewis and Clark National Historic Park; an article about dating
colorless glass bottles and information about a donation to Fort
Vancouver that documents the activities of a soldier in the Spruce
Production Division at Vancouver Barracks from 1918 – 1919.
 
To read the report, visit
www.nps.gov/fova/parknews/upload/NCRI-Newsletter-7-1.pdf .


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