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Members of the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation met March 30, 2022, for their spring business meeting. Topics they addressed included the President's Budget which will allow the agency to make needed IT upgrades and enhance staff capabilities; finalizing the agency's Strategic Plan; updating members on ACHP participation in the America the Beautiful initiative, the ACHP's Climate Change Task Force, and America 250.

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Working Effectively with American Indian and Alaska Native Tribal Governments, an online training course to provide users with a better understanding and greater knowledge of Native American issues, is now available.

The Advisory Council on Historic Preservation will host its next business meeting on Wednesday, March 30, 2022, from 1:30 p.m.– 4:30 p.m. EDT. Due to continuing COVID-related precautions, the meeting will take place using Zoom conferencing. There will be no in-person attendance and, due to technical limitations, only ACHP and ACHP members and staff will be able to watch live. However, a recording of the meeting will be posted on the ACHP website and the ACHP YouTube Channel when the proceedings conclude.

Did you know there are only about 40 or so National Historic Landmarks dedicated to women in the US? Find out about that and more in this episode of the ACHP podcast, Preservation Perspectives, hosted by Luke Nichter, who spoke with Lucy Beard, Co-chair, National Collaborative for Women’s History Sites and Former Executive Director, Alice Paul Institute, Mount Laurel, NJ.

By Brigid Heath, Rutgers University, History, Political Science, American Studies, and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Major

 

Off a quiet street and down a gravel road in Mount Laurel, NJ, sits nobly, a three-story pink farmhouse possessing stories and charm of a different era than the suburban 1950s homes in the surrounding area.