Preservation in the News — September 2020
Missouri Preservation’s Executive Director, Bill Hart, speaks on historic preservation advocacy for Virtual Cultural Heritage Workshop series hosted by Missouri Humanities Council. View video here.
Daniel Boone Bicentennial in Defiance.
Graham Cave State Park hosts archaeology day.
Petition to save the 1900 Block of Olive in St. Louis
Missouri Preservation’s Executive Director, Bill Hart, to speak on Places in Peril program for “Archaeology Around the World” series with St. Louis Public Library. Registration is free but required. Click here to register.
“The Route 66 Road Ahead Partnership is encouraging stakeholders along Route 66 to consider taking advantage of two different grant opportunities offered via the National Trust for Historic Preservation.Access the attached press release from The Road Ahead for details. Funding for projects is available, so check out these opportunities.”
Poster sale to sustain the historic Gillioz Theater in Springfield
110-year-old building, former home of Rose Bed Inn, demolished in Cape Girardeau. When asked why he would tear down a historic building, the owner replied, “Why not?”
Said to be the tallest Corinthian column in the world, the Grand Avenue Water Tower is being preserved in St. Louis
Front and Center: The Historic Marceline Depot
Looking for Diversity Scholarship Applicants in Missouri for the National Trust’s PastForward Conference!The Diversity Scholarship Program (DSP) introduces new preservation leaders to the historic preservation community each year at the PastForward conference. Learn more here https://savingplaces.org/diversity-scholarship…
At the PastForward Conference (https://savingplaces.org/conference#.X2jFDmhKjIV), scholars will hear from expert speakers who will provide practical, relevant information to meet their evolving needs in the pandemic and post-pandemic periods. Featuring the themes Resilience and Relevance, PastForward Online 2020 will feature more than 32 sessions on topics such as racial justice and equity, dealing with the effects of the pandemic, climate change, the challenges facing America’s main streets, and many more. Scholars will be inspired to think through what these changes mean for you as an individual, and for organizations.
Missouri Joins Historic Marker Program
The Hall of Waters in Excelsior Springs, Missouri was built as PWA Project #5252 in 1934. In 2019 it was listed as a Missouri Place in Peril. It has been included in this year’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places announced by the National Trust for Historic Preservation. Read more here.
Public invited to Defiance to celebrate Daniel Boone on 200th anniversary of his death.
Arrow Rock State Historic Site hosts Santa Fe Trail encampment Oct. 10-11
Did you miss Bill’s talk at the St. Louis Library on our Places in Peril program? View the video on the library’s Youtube!