[OR_Archaeology] 10 informative session offered 3rd morning of History & Heritage Extravaganza April 15-18
Susan.White at state.or.us
Wed Mar 11 14:14:30 PST 2009
TEN SESSIONS OFFERED FRIDAY MORNING AT EXTRAVAGANZA
Sessions related to women's suffrage commemorations, the African American experience in Eugene, legal and archaeological perspectives of the Oregon Country, history education, dealing with the recent past, and horse herds importance to local economies are among the ten that will be presented during the third morning (April 17) of the Northwest History and Heritage Extravaganza. The panels will include nearly three dozen scholars and practitioners sharing their knowledge and skills.
The Northwest History and Heritage Extravaganza will take place April 15-18 in Portland. The event combines the 10th Oregon Heritage Conference, the 62nd annual Pacific Northwest History Conference, and the annual meetings of the Northwest Oral History Association and the Northwest Archivists.
The Extravaganza will inform and inspire people. Attendees will include community leaders, staff and volunteers from historical societies, museums, historic cemeteries, ethnic organizations, schools, historic preservation commissions, humanities groups, the tourism industry, economic development, history buffs and professional historians, archaeologists, youth, and local, tribal, state and federal governments.
The conference website, which contains information about all of the planned presentations and a registration form, is located at http://www.oregon.gov/OPRD/HCD/OHC/Conference.shtml
The primary conference location will be the Portland Airport Holiday Inn. The hotel will offer until March 23 a special Extravaganza/Conference rate for lodging during the event. To make a reservation, contact 1-800-315-2621 and ask for the Oregon Heritage Conference/Northwest History and Heritage Extravaganza rate.
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