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The Past in Perspective: Local History and Historic Preservation Conference September 23-24 in Stevens Point

Early registration discounts end August 8 for the September 23-24 Local History and Historic Preservation Conference. If you're planning to join us in Stevens Point for Wisconsin's largest local history and historic preservation event, don't wait any longer. The early registration discount is $20 off the two-day conference registration fee and $10 off on a one-day registration fee. You also won't want to miss the discount hotel rates at the Stevens Point Holiday Inn Convention Center that are only available on a limited number of rooms until September 1. The final conference registration deadline is September 9, but why not register now and save?

Don't Miss These Exciting Presentations

Each year we are honored to have a number of notable experts in the field as featured speakers. This year's lineup of featured speakers brings expertise in history, folklore, archives, and historic preservation to a number of thought-provoking and entertaining sessions. Speakers include:

  • Michael Edmonds, author of Out of the Northwoods: The Many Lives of Paul Bunyan and longtime librarian for the Wisconsin Historical Society
  • Jim Leary, professor of folklore and Scandinavian studies, and director of the Center for the Study of Upper Midwestern Cultures at the University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Mike Jackson, deputy state historic preservation officer for the Illinois Historic Preservation Agency
  • Susan Brewer, professor of history at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point and a specialist in teaching the history of American foreign relations

Don't Delay Any Longer

In addition to saving money, registering early increases your chance of securing a slot in our workshops and tours with limited seating. You can find detailed descriptions of all conference sessions and events on our website, where you can also download the conference brochure (PDF 2.79 MB) as well as a printable registration form (PDF 394 KB). We look forward to seeing you in Stevens Point.

:: Posted July 28, 2011

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