[Heritage] Oregon Heritage News 2013-05-30
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Thu May 30 09:01:23 PDT 2013
In this Issue:
1. State Advisory Committee on Historic Preservation to meet June 14
2. Preservation Scholarship applications due June 14
3. Exchange features cemetery preservation and a National Treasure
4. “Flying to Be Somebody” lectures set for June 5 and 12
5. Friends of Champoeg seek Bookkeeper – Office Administrator
STATE ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON HISTORIC PRESERVATION TO MEET JUNE 14
The State Advisory Committee on Historic Preservation will meet to
review nominations to the National Register of Historic Places from 9
a.m. to 3:30 p.m., June 14 at the Astoria City Hall, 1095 Duane St.,
Astoria. Properties under consideration include Peterson Rock Garden in
Redmond; Detroit’s Fish Lake Guard Station; the Odd Fellows Rural
Cemetery also known as the Salem Pioneer Cemetery; and the Enterprise
A meeting agenda, complete nominations, and further details about the
nomination process are available at
meeting site is accessible to people with disabilities. To make special
accommodations, call (503) 986-0690. Visit www.oregonheritage.org for
more information about the National Register and listed Oregon
properties (click on “National Register” on the left side of the page).
PRESERVATION SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS DUE JUNE 14
The deadline is approaching to submit applications for the Elizabeth
Walton Potter Oregon Heritage Preservation Scholarship. The scholarship
provides financial assistance for Oregon residents to attend a
preservation-related conference, workshop, or training in the United
States. Further information is available at the Oregon Heritage website
( http://www.oregon.gov/oprd/HCD/FINASST/Pages/Scholarships.aspx ), or
by contacting or contact Cara Kaser by email (
mailto:cara.kaser at state.or.us ) or (503) 986-0670.
EXCHANGE FEATURES CEMETERY PRESERVATION AND A NATIONAL TREASURE
Preservation month may conclude this week, but the preservation efforts
of citizens across the state will go on, including those involved in the
care of our historic cemeteries, where volunteers commit and dedicate
their time to clean-up, repair, restoration and on-going upkeep. Join
Michael Leamy as he discusses the continuing work of pioneer
cemetery volunteers in “Gone . . . Forgotten Too (
Did you know Oregon has a "National Treasure" designated by the
National Trust for Historic Preservation? Learn how the Trust's field
office is working with local partners to preserve this treasure for
years to come in this final blog piece for Preservation Month. Peggy
Sigler shares the story in “Willamette Falls Locks National Treasure (
Read these stories, and more this week on Exchange (
“FLYING TO BE SOMEBODY” LECTURES SET FOR JUNE 5 AND 12
The Southern Oregon Historical Society and Jackson County Library
Services will present "Flying to Be Somebody: The Forgotten Story of
Pioneer Aviator Eugene Ely" as the next topic in the 2013 "Windows in
Time" history series. Lectures will take place on June 5, at the Medford
Branch Library, 205 South Central Ave., and June 12, at the Ashland
Branch Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. The talks will begin at noon on both
Bill Miller, will provide an illustrated presentation detailing Ely’s
life with emphasis on two exhibition flights in Medford in 1910 and
1911. Ely taught himself to fly and was the first man to take off and
land on a naval ship.
For more information on the "Windows in Time" series, visit
www.jcls.org or call Jackson County Library Services at (541) 774-6996
or (541) 774-8689 or the Southern Oregon Historical Society at (541)
773-6536, ext. 1002.
FRIENDS OF CHAMPOEG SEEK BOOKKEEPER – OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR
The Friends of Champoeg are seeking a part time Bookkeeper – Office
Administrator who has demonstrated proficiency with standard bookkeeping
policies and procedures as well as with QuickBooks Pro accounting
software and Microsoft Office applications. Successful candidates will
possess highly developed verbal and written communication skills,
organizational skills, and the ability to multitask, prioritize work and
meet deadlines. Other qualifying skills include the ability to plan and
manage work independently and solving difficult problems as they arise.
For a complete job description and application instructions, visit
www.champoeg.org. The application deadline is May 31.
Are you looking for tips or resources on heritage tourism? Do you need
information on planning, organizing, and successful completion of
heritage and preservation-related projects? For help on these and other
topics, visit Oregon Heritage’s Technical Assistance (
http://www.oregon.gov/oprd/HCD/TECH/pages/index.aspx ) page.
Oregon Heritage, part of the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department,
provides technical support and services to people and organizations
documenting, preserving, interpreting and sharing Oregon's heritage.
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