Historic Preservation - Local History Annual Conference | Wisconsin Historical Society

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Local History - Historic Preservation Annual Conference

Register Now for the 2016 Annual Conference

Glacier Canyon Conference Center Wisconsin Dells 

October 21-22, 2016

You can choose from 30 sessions and 12 workshops plus enjoy ample opportunities for networking and socializing. The conference offers a wide variety of topics relevant to museum professionals, volunteers, students, preservation advocacy groups, and historic preservation commission members and staff.

Three Registration Options

Special Events

What Makes Wisconsin, Wisconsin?: Take part in a listening session about the unique history and traditions found across the state that make Wisconsin distinctive.

Expanded Town Square: Hosted by the Wisconsin Council for Local History, this year's Town Square will feature public history student research as well as an archivist, an objects conservator, and a paper conservator available for consultations

Leadership Breakfast: Board presidents and directors may register to attend a breakfast hosted by Wisconsin Historical Society and Wisconsin Historical Foundation senior leadership to discuss the history landscape across Wisconsin, including findings from recent surveys of local history affiliates.

Dinner with Friends at Sarrento's Italian Restaurant: Join the Wisconsin Council for Local History for a relaxing dinner near the Wilderness Resort property.

Tours of Local Sites

The history of the Wisconsin Dells region gives us an opportunity to visit many local historic sites and collections.

Kingsley Bend Mound Group

H.H. Bennett Studio

Robert L. Parkinson Library and Research Center at Circus World

Restored Al. Ringling Theatre

Lake States Railway History Archive - Library- Research Center

Thank You to the 2016 Conference Sponsors

Wisconsin Association of Historic Preservation Commissions

Wisconsin Council for Local History

SAVE THE DATE FOR FUTURE CONFERENCES!

October 21-22, 2017 - La Crosse

October 26-27, 2018 - Elkhart Lake

October 25-26, 2019 - Lake Geneva

 

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Have Questions?

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Wisconsin Field Services Regions

Contact the Northern Representative:

Janet Seymour
c/o University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire,
Hibbard 733
105 Garfield Avenue, Eau Claire, Wisconsin 54701-4004
Phone: 715-836-2250

Contact the Southern Representative:

Richard Bernstein
Wisconsin Historical Society, 816 State Street,
Room 455
Madison, WI 53706-1482
Phone: 608-264-6583

 

 

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