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.
The second national middle neighborhoods convening will take place on November 13-14, 2018 in Cleveland, Ohio. Themed “Building Advocacy for Middle Neighborhoods,” this convening will bring together the growing movement of practitioners, policymakers, and researchers dedicated to stabilizing “on the edge” neighborhoods around the country. Participants will share insights and learn about recent research efforts. The meeting will also provide practical information about how to mobilize support to better serve these communities.
Hosted by The U.S. World War I Centennial Commission
The World War One Centennial Commission invites the public to visit the site of the National World War Memorial, Washington, DC between November 8 and 12 for a “First Look at the National World War l Memorial.” The Memorial site will be open to the public beginning with a presentation of colors at 9 a.m. and concluding with “Taps” at sunset daily, November 8-12. Visitors will see the memorial design, learn where the memorial will be constructed, and learn how to be part of the project. The “First Look” program will also include a series of special events listed here.
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.