Category Archives: Education

For Preservationists, Every Day is Earth Day

Happy Earth Day! Preserving built heritage is a good thing for many reasons, not least among them the environmental benefits of keeping a building in use. Doing so is not only in keeping with the Reduce, Reuse, Recycle mantra, but … Continue reading

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Gravestone Conservation at the PAWV Conference

A few weeks ago, my alarm clock (and by that I mean cell phone) went off at 4:50 am. I turned it off, and reluctantly got up and with a travel mug of hot tea in hand, I was out … Continue reading

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A Day with UOregon at Klesarska Skola

Every summer, the University of Oregon leads  an architecture, historic preservation, and conservation field school in Croatia.  The program travels to different sites each year, exploring both the mainland and the Dalmatian islands.  Activities in 2014 included a week learning about stone carving, documentation of … Continue reading

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Who’s Preserving Our Heritage?

The stereotypical historic preservationist is most certainly the little old man or lady who, after retiring, has turned his or her attention to saving local buildings of historic significance.  As we progress further into the twenty-first century, we have to … Continue reading

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Halloween: a Preservationist’s Favorite Holiday

It may still feel like summer, but the leaves are starting to turn and Halloween costumes and candy are starting to show up in the seasonal aisle of grocery stores. A preservationist can’t help but be excited. Why? Let’s face … Continue reading

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Serious Summer Fun

You never know what a week spent on a living history farm will spark, and of course, one of the great things about archaeology camp is getting to dig in the dirt! Continue reading

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