Tag: National Park Service

New issue of The Public Historian commemorates 100th anniversary of the National Park Service

The National Park Service celebrates its 100th birthday this year. A special issue of The Public Historian looks back over those 100 years and to the future.

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Rutgers University Center for Urban Policy Research Releases Annual Report on Economic Impact of Federal Historic Tax Credit

Projects certified through the National Park Service’s Federal Historic Preservation Tax Incentives Program in Fiscal Year 2015 contributed more than $9.4 billion in output in terms of goods and services to the U.S. economy, and added $4.8 billion in gross domestic product, according to an analysis by the Rutgers University Center for Urban Policy Research.

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New Jersey Studies Releases Summer 2016 Issue

New Jersey Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal showcases academic talks, reviews, articles and more.

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Memorials for the Future Competition in DC

NPS, NCPC and Van Alen Institute are collaborating on Memorials for the Future–an ideas competition to reimagine how we think about, feel, and experience memorials.

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NPS Northeast Region Interpretive Workshop

The National Park Service Northeast Region Interpretive Workshop, “Making Connections Through Active Engagement,” for the Delaware and Lehigh National Heritage Corridor will take place on March 30-April 1, 2016.

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Reconstructing Reconstruction: Post-Bellum Public History in the Smithsonian and National Park Systems

The September 2016 opening of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture offers a timely opportunity to evaluate how existing branches of the Smithsonian represent the era of Reconstruction, a period about which public opinion “matters more than most historical subjects” because “it forces us to think about what kind of society we wish America to be,” according to historian Eric Foner in a March 2015 Op-Ed in the New York Times.

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Organizations Seek Proposals for Shifting Narratives Symposium

The African American Museum, NPS, and Smithsonian Institute’s National Museum of African American History and Culture will collaborate on the 2016 symposium.

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