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The Seattle Landmarks Preservation Board will consider a nomination of the Georgetown Steam Plant Pump House at its meeting this coming Wednesday November 6, 2019 at 3:30 pm at Seattle City Hall. Written comments on the nomination must be received by the Preservation Board by 3:00 pm on Tuesday November 5. For more information and to view the Pump House nomination and other nominations, go to: ...

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The application period is now open for the Preserving Washington Works grant program.

Applications are due December 16, 2019!

 GO TO THE APPLICATION!

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We are pleased to announce that DAHP has been awarded a grant from the National Park Service as part of the Historic Revitalization Subgrant Program. The goals of the program, which we are calling Preserving Washington Works, are: 1. Bridge the gap between cost of rehabilitation and market rate for housing costs in rural communities  2. Encourage public/private investment and partnerships in rural communities

We have been awarded a little over $200,000 to be used for...

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The Cowlitz County Historic Preservation Commission invites you to attend the Six Rivers Film Festival! This free event will be held Saturday, October 19th at the Kelso Theater Pub in Kelso, WA.  Doors open at 3pm with free snacks available. The Festival features short documentaries about great local places in Cowlitz County such as Stella, the Lewis River Valley, Ryderwood, West Kelso, the Waterfront and more! 

To view the event poster, go to: ...

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Aqua Terra Cultural Resource Consultants is seeking to hire multiple project Field Technicians, and one full-time Principal Investigator.  The bulk of fieldwork assignments will be focused in Pierce and King Counties, with occasional projects assigned statewide. The P.I. will meet the Secretary of Interior's Professional Qualification Standards for Archaeology Professionals and will be located in our Olympia, WA office. Pay is commensurate with experience. Interested applicants...

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A reminder that applications for the State Department of Archaeology and Historic Preservation (DAHP) Historic Cemetery Grant program are due to be submitted to the WA Trust for Historic Preservation (WTHP)) on Wednesday October 23rd at 5:00 pm. For more information about the grant program, plus the on-line application form and guidelines, go to: http://www.preservewa.org/programs/grant-programs...

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Tulane University along with the National Center for Preservation Technology and Training (NCPTT) of the National Park Service has issued a Call for Papers to be presented at the 8th National Forum on Historic Preservation Policy on October 9-10, 2020 at Tulane University in New Orleans.  The 8th National Forum on Historic Preservation Policy will explore strategies to develop new or revise local historic preservation policies or practices to integrate better historic preservation...

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The Pacific Northwest Archaeological Society (PNWAS) is hosting a lecture entitled The Yakama-Cowlitz Trail: History, Archaeology, and an Approach to Evaluation on Friday night, October 18th from 7 to 9:00 pm at the Mountaineers Seattle Program Center, 7700 Sand Point Way NE in Seattle 98115. The lecture will be given by Rick McClure, Retired U.S. Forest Service Archaeologist. The lecture is $10 for non-members and free to PNWAS members. For more information go to the PNWAS website here:...

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WA State Historic Preservation Officer Allyson Brooks has joined with California SHPO Juli Polanco in announcing the global launch of the Climate Heritage Network (CHN) on October 24th and 25th from Edinburgh, Scotland. For more information about the CHN, joining the CHN, and participating in the October 24th Launch event, go to the website at: http://climateheritage.org/about/.

Following is a joint statement about the CHN and a...

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The National Park Service (NPS) has announced the award of two Save America's Treasures (SAT) grants to help preserve historic properties in Washington State: Seattle City Light's Georgetown Steam Plant and Building 305 (the Quartermasters Office and Storehouse) at Fort Worden State Park in Port Townsend. Each project will receive $500,000 to help restore these designated National Historic Landmarks (NHL). The highly competitive SAT historic preservation grant program made awards to...

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The Trust Board of Ebey's Landing National Historic Reserve (NHR), based on central Whidbey Island and including Coupeville, has just announced that the organization is now accepting applications for the Ebey's Reserve Preservation Grants program. The grant program is a partnership of the Trust Board and the Washington Department of Archaeology and Historic Preservation (DAHP) with funding provided by the Washington State Legislature. Applications to receive...

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Hey the City of Walla Walla is looking for a consultant to write their National Register nomination and do some more survey. This is a CLG grant funded project.

CLICK HERE FOR THE RFP

The Vernacular Architecture Forum (VAF) is seeking applicants for its Orlando Ridout V Fieldwork Fellowship program. For  information about the fellowships and the VAF, go to the VAF website at: http://www.vernaculararchitectureforum.org/

Grants of between $500 to $1,000 are available to qualified applicants in the following 5 categories: 

1.     Field...

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The National Park Service (NPS) Technical Preservation Services (TPS) has issued its 2018 Annual Report on the Economic Impact of the Federal Historic Tax Credit program. Find the link to the press release here: https://www.nps.gov/orgs/1207/federal-historic-preservation-tax-incentives-generated-7-4-billion-in-gdp-and-129-000-jobs-in-2018.htm...

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State Historic Preservation Officer (SHPO) Allyson Brooks and Department of Archaeology and Historic Preservation (DAHP) staff are excited to welcome new DAHP staff member Sydney Hanson. Although a native of Spokane, Sydney comes to us via Madison where she worked for the Archaeology Program at the Wisconsin State Historical Society. She received her Bachelors degree from Central Washington University and Her Masters from Washington State University, both degrees in Anthropology. ...

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Beginning Monday September 30th, visitors to the Department of Archaeology and Historic Preservation's office in Olympia will notice major changes underway. The State Department of Enterprise Services (DES), which serves as the property management agency for state government, will begin a major rehabilitation project on our building including repair and securing of the sandstone veneer and repair of the original historic windows. Now called Capitol Court, the National Register of...

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To follow up on the HPI FAQ we recently distributed, the Washington Department of Archaeology and Historic Preservation (DAHP) is happy to announce that we will be hosting a DAHP Academy for the Built Environment! Topics to be discussed include:

  • How to Complete a Historic Property Inventory Form
  • How to Evaluate Built Environment Resources for the National Register
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The WA State Department of Commerce (COM) has announced its search to hire a new Assistant Managing Director for its Growth Management Services office in Olympia. In this position, you will lead a team of committed planning professionals, helping strengthen Washington’s communities. Our office works directly with local governments, other state agencies and interested citizens to help find solutions to address local planning challenges and opportunities. Planners providing training and...

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The State Emergency Response Commission (SERC) is supporting two free HAZWOPER training opportunities in partnership with the Yakama Nation, Colville Tribe,  Dept of Ecology, and the EPA, for local first responders and tribal members using HMEP Grant funds.The 40-hour course will be targeted toward all first responders or private organizations who would be interested in being involved in clean-up operations, emergency response operations, and storage, disposal or treatment of hazardous...

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