[Heritage] Oregon Heritage News 2012-10-05

Heritage Info heritage.info at state.or.us
Fri Oct 5 09:12:42 PDT 2012

In this Issue:
1. National Preservation Institute Schedule Now Available Online
2. Events and Exhibits in Baker City, Champoeg, Sandy, The Dalles
3. Job Openings in Eugene, Portland
4. Website Correction
The 2012-2013 National Preservation Institute seminar schedule is now
available online at www.npi.org ( http://www.npi.org/ ). An advanced
registration rate is available through Oct. 25. Scholarship applications
are available. For more information and the application form, go to
This season’s schedule includes “Section 106: Agreement Documents”,
Dec. 3 – 5, in Seattle, an advanced seminar that focuses on memoranda of
agreement and programmatic agreements under Section 106 of the National
Historic Preservation Act., “Identification and Management of
Traditional Cultural Places” will also take place in Seattle, Dec. 6 –
7. This seminar explores definitions and methods of identifying and
managing impacts on traditional cultural places. 
For questions call (703) 765-0100 or email info at npi.org.
Baker City: Baker Heritage Museum will participate in the Oregon Days
of Culture, Oct. 8 with the opening of its season-end exhibit "Votes for
Women - The Oregon Story." The exhibit, which commemorates the
centennial of Oregon Women's Suffrage (1912-2012), will be on display
through Oct. 28th. For further information, visit
www.bakerheritagemuseum.com (
Champoeg: Return to the 19th century for to press cider, bake apples in
a Dutch and make apple-related crafts with costumed interpreters from 1 –
4 p.m., Oct. 6 at the Manson Farmstead Barn behind the Visitors Center
at Champoeg State Heritage Area, 8239 Champoeg Rd., NE, St. Paul. For
further information, visit www.champoeg.org ( http://www.champoeg.org/
Sandy: The Timberline Lodge hooked rug collection is on exhibit at the
Sandy Public Library, located at 38980 Proctor Blvd., Sandy. Created for
the 40th, 50th and 60th anniversaries of the Lodge, the 12 burlap and
wool hand hooked rugs once graced the rooms of the Historic Landmark.
Staff from Timberline will be onsite to speak about the Lodge’s 75th
anniversary at 3 p.m. Oct. 28. The exhibit runs through November. For
more information, visit www.cityofsandy.com (
http://www.cityofsandy.com/ ) and click on the library link under
city departments or call (503) 701-8827.
The Dalles: The Reconnect to the River Festival will feature Heritage
Lane with Chautauqua presentations about The Dalles Railroads, Wascopam
Mission, the Three Courthouses, and the Carnegie Library. The event also
features era music, re-enactments and activities for children. For
questions or further information, contact Sandy Bisset at (541) 298-1240
or by email at (wildflowers at gorge.net) or Mary Davis at (541) 296-9580
or by email at mrd5191945 at yahoo.com.
Portland: Pittock Mansion is seeking a Visitor Services Representative.
Position responsibilities include selling admissions, membership and
store items; responding to phone inquiries; maintaining the visual
integrity and security of the museum and store; and staffing evening
events. Successful candidates will have a minimum of two years service
/retail experience. For further information, visit
www.pittockmansion.org ( http://www.pittockmansion.org/ ), and look
for the job description under “Recent News”. The application deadline is
Oct. 7. 
Eugene: The Shelton McMurphey Johnson House is seeking a Weekend and
Event Supervisor. Responsibilities include opening and closing,
admissions tracking, and cash handling and supervising renter use during
special events. The facility supervisor will also be responsible for
light clerical work, including answering telephones, responding to
inquiries, and other tasks as assigned. The successful candidate will be
organized, responsible, work independently, experienced operating basic
office equipment and electronic tools and have completed the Oregon Q
Care Quality Customer Service Training program (www.OregonQCare.com (
http://www.oregonqcare.com/ )). For further information, contact Sara
E. Palmer by email at sara at smjhouse.org or by phone at (541) 484-0808. 
Information about the Lane County Historical Museum’s new exhibit “Lane
County: A Sense of Place” in the Oct. 4 edition of Heritage News listed
the website incorrectly. It should www.lanecountyhistoricalsociety.org (
http://www.lanecountyhistoricalsociety.org/ ). 


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