The Olympia Historical Society & Bigelow House Museum is sponsoring the Olympia Holiday Tour of Historic Homes on Sunday, December 3, 2017 from noon to 4:00 p.m. Eight historic properties will be open including the Bigelow House at 918 Glass Avenue NE, where tickets will be available the day of the tour. Tickets also available at the Coach House, 211 21st Avenue SW day of the tour and for advance ticket purchase, see www.olympiahistory.org...more
News & Events
The date and location for the annual conference of the Marion Dean Ross/Pacific Northwest Chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians has been set! The conference will be held in Astoria, Oregon, May 18-20, 2018.
Our conference committee is working away, planning a stellar conference, as you can imagine it would be in such a wonderful place. Please mark your calendars.... more
About the Position:
This position is in the Environmental Branch of the Programs, Planning and Project Management Division. This Cultural Resources Section Chief will provide technical and administrative supervision for staff who conduct historic, cultural and tribal consultation and compliance for all District Civil Works projects. This includes the National Historic Preservation Act, the Archeological Resources Protection Act, the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation...
Archaeologist Job Opportunity, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Burbank, Washington
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has an opening for a permanent archaeologist at its Mid-Columbia River National Wildlife Refuge Complex in Burbank, Washington. Please follow the links and apply online in USAJOBS.gov.more
The City of Lynden was awarded a CLG grant for historic survey. Find all the details here:more
(corrected version 10/18/2017) Kelsey Doncaster, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation Historian based in Yakima, will be giving a free lecture titled "Watch U.S. Make Okanogan Great" as part of the Okanogan County Historical Society's Annual Meeting on Saturday, October 28th, 2017 at the Hazel Burnett Building at the Wenatchee Valley College branch in Omak at 116 Apple Avenue West. Kelsey's presentation will focus on the Okangan Project, which at the time in the 1920s...more
This fall, the Olympia Tumwater Foundation will host a free art show, “It’s the Art!”, sponsored by O Bee Credit Union, featuring over 50 original advertising artworks created for the Olympia Brewing Company during the 1930s through 1950s.The brewery and its...more
Kelsey Doncaster, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation Historian based in Yakima, will be giving a free lecture titled "Watch U.S. Make Okanogan Great" as part of the Okanogan County...more
Wisaard will be down for about two hours 8-10:30 am Thursday morning 10-5-2017 for some updates.more
The Department of Archaeology and Historic Preservation (DAHP) is partnering with the Washington State Historical Society (WSHS) and the Emergency Management Division (EMD) of the State Military Department to host a workshop on developing a statewide action plan for assisting heritage organizations to prepare for and recover in the event of a disaster. This is a timely workshop that will provide for audience interaction to learn and think about the cultural resources under your stewardship...more
A quick reminder that proposals are due to be submitted to DAHP no later than 5:00 pm this coming Friday, July 14th. The project is Phase II of DAHP's effort to document and better understand the historic experience of the Hispanic community in Washington State. Phase II will focus on that experience from the mid to later decades of the 20th century in the Seattle metropolitan area and examining efforts by the community to organize and strive for a stronger voice in the affairs of...more
The National Center for Preservation Technology and Training (NCPTT) and the Vanishing Treasures Program announces the availability of applications to their upcoming workshop on Traditional Finishes: Lime-Based Treatments at Grand Teton National Park on July 25-27. To register, go to this google forms link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/...more
EZ Form TrainingEZ Webinar for non-cultural resources professionals Date: July 13, 2017 Time: 10 am until 11:15 am Join Kim Gant for a comprehensive training webinar on the EZ forms including a tutorial of the EZ-2 in Wisaard. This webinar is limited to 100 participants and registration is required. This training will cover:
- When EZ-1, EZ-2, and EZ-3 forms are necessary
- Searching for existing properties on the map...