Washington State Advisory Council on Historic Preservation
The Washington State Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (WA-ACHP) is comprised of citizens knowledgeable in Washington's history, archaeology, and architecture. The nine member board reviews nominations to the National Register of Historic Places and the Washington Heritage Register. The Council meets three to four times a year, at various locations across the state.
The council also acts in advisory capacity to the governor on policy issues regarding preservation activities in the state and recommends to the State Historic Preservation Officer (SHPO) placement of properties onto the state and national register. The council was established and is defined by WAC 25-12. The staff to the council is Michael Houser, State Architectural Historian, who can be reached at (360) 586-3076 or Michael.Houser@dahp.wa.gov. The council was established in 1971 and has had a variety of members and chair's throughout the years. (Click here for a list of past ACHP Chair's)
Citizen Member (Chair)
173rd ACHP Meeting -
Friday: March 27th, 2020 POSTPONED Due to COVID-19 health issues until further notice!
The Washington State Governor's Advisory Council on Historic Preservation will consider the following for nomination to the State and/or National Register of Historic Places on
Friday March, 27th, 2020 in Olympia at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church (1515 Harrison Ave. NW, Fireside room). See agenda for approx. time when each nomination will be heard. The meeting is open to the public.
Preservation Office staff will present a brief presentation on the history of the nominated resources, correspondence will be entered into the record, and the Council will entertain comments from people in the audience who wish to speak. Following discussion, the Council will act on the nomination, rendering an opinion of whether the property meets State and/or National Register Criteria.
Agenda (download here)
- Results of NR listing
- Meeting Minutes - June 27 & 28th, 2019
- PowerPoint Presentation
- Heritage Barn Register Nominations - Round 29