[Heritage] Oregon Heritage News 2017-10-26
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Thu Oct 26 14:23:57 PDT 2017
In this issue:
1. Historic Cemetery event featured in Oregon Heritage Exchange Blog
2. 2018 OWHC Research Fellowship applications due Nov. 1
3. Public archaeology open house Nov. 6 at Pioneer Cemetery in Salem
4. Deadlines approach for National Council on Public History awards
5. Social sciences standards draft survey now available
6. Pacific & Clatsop Counties offer free or reduced admission to local heritage sites
HISTORIC CEMETERY EVENT FEATURED IN OREGON HERITAGE EXCHANGE BLOG
If you have not already heard, October is Historic Cemeteries Month! The most recent post on the Oregon Heritage Exchange Blog<https://oregonheritage.wordpress.com/2017/10/25/who-knew-sharing-cemetery-history-could-be-so-much-fun/> features the Friends of Jacksonville's Historic Cemetery and their popular living history event, Meet the Pioneers. Programs such as these really highlight the history that can be learned and shared in our local historic cemeteries. Don't forget to check the local historic cemeteries near you to see if they have any events this weekend, because in case you did not know, Halloween is less than a week away!
To read more about the Friends of Jacksonville's Historic Cemetery event, visit https://oregonheritage.wordpress.com/2017/10/25/who-knew-sharing-cemetery-history-could-be-so-much-fun/.
2018 OWHC RESEARCH FELLOWHIP APPLICATIONS DUE NOV. 1
The Oregon Women's History Consortium offers two research fellowships to support scholarship that will lead to a significant contribution in the field of Oregon women's history.
Applications are due Wednesday, November 1, 2017.
Junior Fellowship - $1,000
Senior Fellowship - $1,000
For more information, please go to: www.oregonwomenshistory.org<http://www.oregonwomenshistory.org/>
You can now read the report of the 2017 Junior Fellowship recipient, Jenna Barganski, "Giving the Noose the Slip: An Analysis of Female Murderers in Oregon, 1850-1950." <http://www.oregonwomenshistory.org/2017-research-fellowship-recipient-jenna-barganski/attachment/barganski-owhc-essay-2017/>
PUBLIC ARCHAEOLOGY OPEN HOUSE NOV. 6 AT PIONEER CEMETERY IN SALEM
The City of Salem Historic Landmarks Commission in collaboration with the Oregon State Historic Preservation Office and Willamette University will be hosting a Public Archaeology Open House on Wednesday November 8, 2017 at the Salem Pioneer Cemetery, located at Commercial St SE and Hoyt Street SE, from 10:00am- 2:00pm to provide the public an opportunity to view the excavation of the Chinese Shrine as it is progressing.
For additional details about the project, or if you are interested in serving on the Salem Pioneer Cemetery Chinese Shrine Project Advisory Committee, please contact the City of Salem's Historic Preservation Officer, Kimberli Fitzgerald at 540-2397 or kfitzgerald at cityofsalem.net<mailto:kfitzgerald at cityofsalem.net>
DEADLINES APPROACH FOR NATIONAL COUNCIL ON PUBLIC HISTORY AWARDS
NCPH awards recognize excellence in the diverse ways public historians apply their skills to the world around us. The purpose of the award program is to promote professionalism and best practices among public historians and to raise awareness about their activities. Awards are presented to recipients during the annual meeting.
Outstanding Public History Project Award - $1,000 recognizing a project-digital, print, film, exhibit, etc.-that contributes to a broader public reflection and appreciation of the past or that serves as a model of professional public history practice.
NCPH Book Award - A $1,000 award for the best book about or growing out of public history published within the previous two calendar years (2016 and 2017).
Excellence in Consulting Award - Up to two(2) $500 awards recognize outstanding work and contributions by consultants or contractors.
New Professional Award - Two $500 travel grants to encourage new professionals, practicing public history for no more than three years, to attend the 2018 Annual Meeting in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Robert Kelly Memorial Award - This $500 award honors distinguished achievements by individuals, institutions, or nonprofit or corporate entities for making history relevant to individual lives of ordinary people outside of academia.
Graduate Student Travel Award - Five travel grants of up to $300 each for graduate students presenting (session, poster session, or working group) at the 2018 Annual Meeting in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Student Project Award - The $500 travel grant to attend the 2018 Annual Meeting recognizes the contributions of student work to the field of public history.
Award nominations due Dec. 1. For more information visit http://ncph.org/about/awards/.
SOCIAL SCIENCES DRAFT SURVEY NOW AVAILABLE
Your input is sought in reviewing the Draft 1 of the Oregon Social Sciences Standards revisions. You will find the surveys at http://www.oregon.gov/ode/educator-resources/standards/socialsciences/Pages/2017-Draft-Standards.aspx. You may review the standards by grade level or by content area. We are asking for both your general perceptions about the standards and for specific edits to the standard statements.
You will notice that the standards include a new strand - Ethnic Studies. This strand consists of standards that also appear in the civics and government, economics, financial literacy, geography, history, and Social Science Analysis strands. The Ethnic Studies strand is meant to emphasize the kind of instruction that is expected in Oregon classrooms. The strand will also provide a home for the work that will be coming from the HB 2845 committee. It will also support the curriculum work from SB 13 from Oregon's nine federally recognized tribes.
Results from these Draft 1 standards surveys will be used to make changes in the drafts. Schools and districts should not align curriculum or instruction to the Draft 1 standards at this time. A second round of surveys will be made available to review any changes made in Draft 1 standards.
If you have questions or concerns about the surveys, please contact me, Andrea Morgan at 503-947-5772 or at andrea.morgan at state.or.us<mailto:andrea.morgan at state.or.us>.
The Draft 1 surveys will be available until November 30, 2017.
Thank you for interest in Social Sciences education in our state.
PACIFIC & CLATSOP COUNTIES OFFER FREE OR REDUCED ADMISSION TO LOCAL HERITAGE SITES
Pacific and Clatsop Counties are known throughout the region for their tourist attractions, but how long has it been since you visited these sites? If it has been awhile since you've been a "local tourist," the Hometown Tourism Days on Friday, November 10, and Saturday, November 11 (Veterans Day), might be just the ticket for you.
Several local sites are working together to share free or reduced admissions or other special deals on these days to encourage their neighbors to come and see what they have to offer. Here is a list of the special activities available for this seventh annual Hometown Tourism Days.
- Northwest Carriage Museum - 314 Alder Street, Raymond, Washington - 50% off admission and 10% gift shop discount, 10:00-4:00, Friday & Saturday
- Pacific County Historical Society Museum and Visitor Center - milepost 54, Hwy 101, South Bend, Washington - Free admission, 12:00-3:00, Friday & Saturday
- Willapa National Wildlife Refuge - milepost 24, Hwy 101, Washington (no dogs beyond the parking lots) - Free admission, guided walks will be offered, Art and Cutthroat Climb Trails, sunrise to sunset, Friday & Saturday
- Cranberry Museum - 2907 Pioneer Road, Long Beach, Washington - Free admission, 10:00-4:00, Friday & Saturday
- World Kite Museum - 303 Sid Snyder Drive West, Long Beach, Washington - $1.00 off admission, 11:00-5:00, Friday & Saturday
- Long Beach Peninsula Visitor Bureau - 3914 Pacific Way (corner of Highways 101&103), Seaview, Washington - Free canvas bag filled with information about local sites to anyone mentioning "Hometown Tourism," 9:00-5:00, Friday & Saturday
- Cape Disappointment State Park - Ilwaco, Washington - Free park admission, $5 admission to Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center, 10:00-5:00, Saturday
- Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum - 115 SE Lake Street, Ilwaco, Washington - Free admission including Flashback: Remembering the 60s exhibit 10:00-4:00, Friday & Saturday
- Fort Columbia State Park - Chinook, Washington - Free admission to the grounds including trails, dawn to dusk, Saturday
- Knappton Cove Heritage Center, Historic U.S. Quarantine Station - 3 mi. E of Astoria Bridge, Hwy 401, Washington - Free admission to the Columbia River's "Ellis Island," museum and new Nature Path featuring a salmon restoration stream, 1:00-4:00, Saturday
- Oregon Film Museum - 732 Duane Street, Astoria, Oregon - Free Astoria Bridge 50th Anniversary commemorative token for mentioning "Hometown Tourism," 11:00-4:00, Friday & Saturday
- Flavel House Visitor Center - 714 Exchange Street, Astoria, Oregon - Free Astoria Bi-Centennial Commemorative Program for mentioning "Hometown Tourism," 11:00-4:00, Friday & Saturday
- Heritage Museum - 1618 Exchange Street, Astoria, Oregon - Free Oregon Historical Quarterly for mentioning "Hometown Tourism," 11:00-4:00, Friday & Saturday
- Bumble Bee Seafoods Hanthorn Cannery Museum at Pier 39, 100 39th Street, Astoria, Oregon - Free admission, 9:00-6:00, Friday & Saturday
- Columbia River Maritime Museum - 1792 Marine Drive, Astoria, Oregon - Free Quarter Deck magazine for mentioning "Hometown Tourism," 9:30-5:00, Friday & Saturday
- The Liberty Theatre - 1203 Commercial, Astoria, Oregon - Mention "Hometown Tourism" for $5 discount to Shook Twins with Bart Budwig, 7:30 p.m. Friday; Free tours of the theatre, open 11:00-3:00, Saturday
- Lower Columbia Preservation Society - 389 -12th Street, Astoria, Oregon - Free, ask about historic preservation and receive an historic walking tour brochure, 12:00-5:00 Saturday
- Astoria Column - Astoria, Oregon (on top of Coxcomb Hill) - Free 2017 parking pass for mentioning "Hometown Tourism," 9:00-5:00, Friday & Saturday
- Lewis and Clark National Historical Park, Fort Clatsop - 92343 Fort Clatsop Road, Astoria, Oregon - Ranger programs on Friday; Free admission and ranger programs, 9:00-5:00, Saturday
- Seaside Museum & Historical Society - 570 Necanicum Drive, Seaside, Oregon - Free admission and gingerbread cookies, 10:00-3:00, Friday & Saturday
- Seaside Aquarium - 200 N. Prom, Seaside, Oregon - Free admission with donation of two cans of food/per person, 9:00-5:00, Friday & Saturday
- Seaside Inverted Experience - 111 Broadway #7, Seaside, Oregon - www.seasideinverted.com<http://www.seasideinverted.com>, $1 off regular admission, 10:00-6:00, Friday & Saturday
- Cannon Beach History Center - 1387 S. Spruce Street, Cannon Beach, Oregon - Free admission, free Sleepy Monk Coffee, hot chocolate bar with toppings, & sweet treats, 10% gift shop discount, 11:00-5:00, Friday & Saturday
- Lost Art of Nursing Museum - 3285 S. Hemlock, Cannon Beach, Oregon - Free admission, 1:00-4:00, Friday & Saturday
- Jewell Meadows Wildlife Area - 79878 Hwy 202, Jewell, Oregon - Free wildlife viewing with valid Wildlife Area Parking Permit, all day, Friday & Saturday
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Oregon Heritage News is a service of Oregon Heritage, a division of the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department. The news editor can be contacted at heritage.info at oregon.gov<mailto:heritage.info at oregon.gov>.
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