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Sharing Our Stories. 2010 Local History and Historic Preservation Conference

Presentations Available - View or Download

Many of you were interested in seeing presentations you missed or reviewing again ones that held special meaning for you. We have most presentations available online to either view or download. If you do not see a particular presentation listed, the presenter may not have made materials available. If you are having problems downloading these files and would like the presentations in a different format, please contact Amy Wyatt.

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Friday, October 15

Friday Morning Presentations and Workshops

The Impact of Historic Sacred Places
Gianfranco Grande
Partners for Sacred Places
(30 pages, 693 KB)

Going Digital: Local History for a Worldwide Audience
Emily Pfotenhauer
Wisconsin Heritage Online
(13 pages, 1 MB)

Sustainability & Preservation
Joe Lawniczak
Wisconsin Main Street
(129 pages, 4.60 MB)

Fundraising Definitions
Erica Fox Gehrig
Wisconsin Historical Foundation
(27 pages, 815 KB)

Expanding Online Resources
Scott Jennings and Cathy Klima
Wisconsin Historical Society
Websites (27 pages, 997 KB)
Email (45 pages, 561 KB)

Friday Keynote Luncheon Presentation

Barns of Wisconsin
Jerry Apps
Emeritus Professor, UW-Madison
(35 pages, 3.66 MB)

Friday Afternoon Presentations and Workshops

Advocacy Through Education
Anna-Marie Opgenorth
Historic Milwaukee, Inc.
(28 pages, 2.65 MB)

One-Hour Board Meeting?
Genell Scheurell
National Trust for Historic Preservation
(10 pages, 303 KB)

Making the Most of Your Newsletter
Paul Fricken
Wisconsin Historical Foundation
(30 pages, 1.30 MB)

The Society Reading Room
Anne Biebel
Cornerstone Preservation
Jessica Powers
Isthmus Architecture, Inc.
(30 pages, 1.30 MB)

Inroductory Guide to Publishing
Diane Drexler
Wisconsin Historical Society Press
(68 pages, 533 KB)

Saturday, October 16

Saturday Morning Presentations and Workshops

Connecting the Dots
James Hibbard
(41 pages, 3.44 MB)

35 Years of Racine's Historic Preservation Tours
Michael Rehberg
Preservation Racine, Inc.
(70 pages, 3.73 MB)

Generating the Income Stream
Terry Thiessen
New Holstein Historical Society
(48 pages, 1.02 MB)

About the 2010 Conference

Over 350 presenters and attendees converged to attend the "Sharing Our Stories" 2010 annual conference. We set a new attendance record of 284 attendees, up from last year's record of 226. Each year seems to bring more offerings and activities, and 2010 year was no exception. Workshops, activities, networking meetings and tours offered many opportunities. View the complete 2010 Annual Conference Brochure (PDF, 2.60 MB).

Want to see more?

Interested in seeing presentations from past conferences and regional meetings? They are available to view online, print or download.

Mark your calendars for October 24-25, 2014

Don't miss the next Local History and Historic Preservation Conference.




Oct 24-25, 2014

Elkhart Lake

Osthoff Resort
and Conference Center

101 Osthoff Avenue
Elkhart Lake, WI

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