[Heritage] Oregon Heritage News 2013-05-07

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Tue May 7 08:57:22 PDT 2013


In this Issue:
1. Helpful information for the Oregon Heritage Conference, May 9 – 10
2. May Heritage Calendar lists historic preservation month activities
3. There is still time to enroll in Window Restoration workshop, May 11
- 12
4. Oregon City site of Oregon-California Trails Assoc. Convention, July
21 - 26
5. New Superintendent named for Lewis and Clark National Historical
Park
 
 
HELPFUL INFORMATION FOR THE OREGON HERITAGE CONFERENCE, MAY 9 – 10
 
Registration and most sessions for this year’s Oregon Heritage
Conference will take place at the Architectural Heritage Center, 701 SE
Grand Ave., Portland, with the exception of some Friday sessions that
will take place at the East Bank Saloon, 727 SE Grand Ave. The Melody
Ballroom, located at 615 SE 
Alder St., will serve as the location for Thursday evening’s Oregon
Heritage Excellence Awards Banquet and Friday’s luncheon.
 
Parking is limited and only available in two lots! You will find a
convenient map in the Heritage Conference Program (
http://www.oregon.gov/oprd/HCD/docs/2013_OHCProgram.pdf ). Parking will
be available at the Melody Ballroom during the Awards Banquet;
otherwise, consider using the Portland Streetcar CL Line (
http://www.portlandstreetcar.org/node/112 ) or Tri-Met bus (6 Martin
Luther King Jr. Blvd. ( http://trimet.org/schedules/r006.htm ) or 15
Belmont ( http://trimet.org/schedules/r015.htm )) to access the
conference. 
 
 
MAY HERITAGE CALENDAR LISTS HISTORIC PRESERVATION MONTH ACTIVITIES
 
Oregon Heritage has listed over 60 Historic Preservation Month
activities on its online calendar (
http://www.oregon.gov/OPRD/HCD/pages/calendar.aspx ). We are updating it
frequently, so keep checking it for information about upcoming
activities. We continue to add information on a daily basis – and learn
about accomplishments and challenges taking place across the state by
attending some of the activities! 
 
 
THERE IS STILL TIME TO ENROLL IN WINDOW RESTORATION WORKSHOP
 
There are still a few more spaces open for interested individuals in
the Window Restoration workshop from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., May 11 and 12 at
the Fort Vancouver National Historic Site. The workshop (BLD 228: Fort
Vancouver Façade Restoration) is a joint offering between the National
Park Service and the Clatsop Community College Historic Preservation
Program. It provides hands-on preservation activities, is college credit
eligible and may apply toward continuing education. For further
information, contact Lucien Swerdloff by email (
mailto:lswerdloff at clatsopcc.edu ) or phone at (503) 338-2301; or Ray
Cozby by email ( mailto:ray_cozby at nps.gov ) or phone at (360) 816-6205.
 
 
OREGON CITY SITE OF OREGON-CALIFORNIA TRAILS ASSOC. CONVENTION, JULY 21
- 26
 
The 2013 Oregon-California Trails Association (OCTA) Convention will
take place during the week of July 21 at the Monarch Hotel and
Conference Center, 12566 SE 93rd Ave., Clackamas, with the theme “End of
the Trail and Beyond”. Kerry Tymchuk of the Oregon Historical Society
will serve as the keynote speaker for the opening session. The
convention includes presentations on various “End of the Oregon Trail”
and settlement topics, workshops, and a heritage resources fair that
will provide an opportunity to meet and ask questions of various people
involved in many aspects of studying, recreating, or preserving
heritage. For further information For further information, visit the
OCTA website (
http://www.octa-trails.org/chapters/northwest/news_read.php?newsid=145
).
 
 
NEW SUPERINTENDENT NAMED FOR LEWIS AND CLARK NATIONAL HISTORICAL PARK
 
Scott Tucker is the new superintendent of the Lewis and Clark National
Historical Park, which includes Fort Clatsop and sites in Washington.
Tucker has spent more than 15 years in federal government service, and
brings experience with navigating complex public and private
partnerships and fostering relationships with multiple federal agencies;
visitor services operations; as well as oversight for the care of
monuments, memorials, statues and gardens. He possesses a strong
background in American history and experience interpreting the story of
the Lewis Clark expedition. He served as deputy chief of interpretation
for the traveling exhibit following the Corps of Discovery’s footsteps
for the bicentennial celebration in 2003. Tucker will begin his new
position in June. To learn more about Lewis and Clark National
Historical Park, visit www.nps.gov/lewi. 
 

 
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The 2013 Heritage Conference program (
http://www.oregon.gov/oprd/HCD/OHC/Pages/conference.aspx ) is now
available! 
 
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documenting, preserving, interpreting and sharing Oregon's heritage.
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