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From: Johnson, Elizabeth [mailto:EMJOHNSON@SCDAH.STATE.SC.US] Sent: Wednesday, November 19, 2014 4:14 PM To: HISTORIC SERVICES Subject: Historic Preservation News and Notes from the State Historic Preservation Office

HISTORIC PRESERVATION NEWS AND NOTES from the State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) SC Department of Archives and History (SCDAH)November 19, 2014


In this issue:

  • Penn Center Symposium This Weekend
  • Conferences / Workshops / Events


Penn Center Symposium This Weekend

Penn Center on St. Helena Island, SC, a National Historic Landmark District, will host a Civil Rights Symposium on November 21 – 22, 2014 to facilitate greater state and regional understanding of the history of Civil Rights in South Carolina and the country. The symposium will feature a number of national and regional scholars and activists, including Robert Moses, Cleveland Sellers, Millicent Brown, Emory Campbell and more.  See http://penncenter.com/ and click on the symposium flyer to register or for more information contact         Victoria A. Smalls, Director of History, Art, and Culture, at 843-838-2342, or info@penncenter.com.
SC Association of Nonprofit Organizations, Weekly Wednesday Webinars, fall 2014 and spring 2015. A wide variety of free webinars are offered, check out the schedule here.

NEW South Carolina Federation of Museums Annual Conference, March 11 – 13, 2015, Florence. This year’s conference will focus on how museums are moving forward and expanding through new construction, technology, programs and partnerships. Visit http://www.southcarolinamuseums.org/conference for more information.

NEW Landmarks Conference, April 9 – 11, 2015. More information will be posted on the Confederation of South Carolina Local Historical Societies webpage http://www.palmettohistory.org/confederation/.

South Carolina’s Historic Preservation Conference, April 23, 2015, Columbia.  Proposals for educational sessions will be accepted until February 2, 2015.  For more details, please see http://shpo.sc.gov/events/Pages/presconf.aspx. To sign up to receive the conference registration brochure please contact Elizabeth Johnson at emjohnson@scdah.state.sc.us, 803-896-6168.

National Rosenwald Schools Conference: Sharing the Past Shaping the Future, June 17-19, 2015, Durham, NC. The second national Rosenwald schools conference will feature 30 educational sessions, poster sessions, field sessions at area schools, and other thematic tours. To receive conference updates email Rosenwald@savingplaces.org with your contact information or call 843-722-8552.
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The SC Department of Archives and History (SCDAH) is an independent state agency, caretaker to 325 years of government records and historic documents. Our mission is to preserve and promote the documentary and cultural heritage of the Palmetto State through archival care and preservation, records management, public access, preservation of historic sites, and education. The State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO), a program of the SCDAH, encourages and facilitates the responsible stewardship of South Carolina’s irreplaceable historic and prehistoric places.

The activity that is the subject of this publication has been financed in part with federal funds from the National Park Service (NPS), U.S. Department of the Interior, and administered by the SCDAH. However, the contents and opinions do not necessarily reflect the views or policies of NPS or SCDAH. This program receives federal financial assistance for identification and protection of historic properties.  Under Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, as amended, the U. S. Department of the Interior prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability or age in its federally assisted programs.  If you believe you have been discriminated against in any program, activity, or facility as described above, or if you desire further information please write to: Office of Equal Opportunity, National Park Service, 1849 C Street, N.W., Washington DC  20240.


Elizabeth M. Johnson

State Historic Preservation Office

SC Department of Archives and History

8301 Parklane Road,  Columbia, SC 29223

ph: 803-896-6168        fax: 803-896-6167

email: emjohnson@scdah.state.sc.us     web:  http://shpo.sc.gov

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