Members of the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation met November 15 in Washington, D.C., for their fall business meeting. The proceedings were broadcast on Facebook Live and are available on the ACHP’s YouTube channel here.
WASHINGTON, D.C.– The Oregon Chinese Diaspora Project (OCDP) was honored today with the National Trust/Advisory Council on Historic Preservation Award for Federal Partnerships in Historic Preservation during the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s annual PastForward Conference. The OCDP is a multi-agency collaboration that aims to promote research and education on Oregon’s early Chinese residents.
The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) will have its next business meeting on Wednesday, November 15, 2023 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. ET. The meeting will take place in the first-floor auditorium at the National Building Museum, 401 F Street, NW, Washington, DC 20001. The meeting is open to the public. The meeting will be live streamed on Facebook and the recording will be made available following the proceedings on the ACHP's YouTube Channel.
In this episode of the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation's podcast, Preservation Perspectives, ACHP Expert Member and Host Monica Rhodes speaks with two people who were integral in the inscription of Hopewell Ceremonial Earthworks in Ohio as America's 25th UNESCO World Heritage Site, Chief Glenna Wallace of the Eastern Shawnee Tribe and Jennifer Aultman, Chief Historic Sites Officer of the Ohio History Connection.
Hopewell Ceremonial Earthworks is a series of eight earthen mounds sites around Ohio built by Indigenous people more than two thousand years ago. UNESCO calls the earthworks a "masterpiece of human creative genius."
Learn more at https://hopewellearthworks.org
Today, Newsweek published ACHP Chair Sara Bronin’s column on protecting our nation’s sacred burial sites from impacts both new and old.