Hosted by National Trust for Historic Preservation
At the PastForward 2018 conference, we’ll feature iconic San Francisco, but also show you a progressive city that is tackling climate change and urban density while maintaining its cultural landscape and intangible heritage—issues that will resonate with preservation practitioners across the country.
Join The Fire Museum of Maryland for our Five Alarm Party honoring 250 years of Firefighting & First Responders. Join us for great food and beverages from local restaurants, caterers, and breweries. Your jaw will drop when you see our more-than 40 pieces of fire apparatus. Visit our working fire alarm office and tour our Great Baltimore Fire of 1904 exhibit. See our huge collection of buckets and badges, hoses and hydrants, axes and alarm boxes, plus fire-themed toys and artwork.
The American Philatelic Research Library, the American Philatelic Society, and the Smithsonian National Postal Museum jointly produce the Blount Postal History Symposium, which has been held since 2006. The symposium provides a forum for philatelists, academic scholars, postal historians, and the interested public to discuss and present research that integrates philately or the history of postal operations into the broader context of world history.
The International Preservation Trades Workshop is the only annual gathering of its kind in North America that brings together the foremost practitioners of the traditional trades in a single event, dedicated to sharing the skills and knowledge of all the trades employed in the conservation of the built environment.