Researching History and Landmark Nomination Preparation

Here are two upcoming opportunities to learn how to do historic research and prepare landmark nominations.

Digging Deeper: A Workshop on Doing Archival Research
Saturday, October 23rd
9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Historical research is a multi-layered journey. If you’re interested in the intricacies of in-depth research and the many locations where you can find a treasure trove of information, join MOHAI staff, expert archivists and local librarians as they share facts, tips and a wealth of experience. This program is offered by MOHAI in recognition of American Archives Month.

Cost: $40 MOHAI members/$50 General

See MOHAI website for details and how to purchase tickets online.

Landmarks Nomination Workshop Presented By Historic Seattle
Saturday, November 6th
8:30 am to 1:00 pm
At the Good Shepherd Center (Room 202) in Seattle’s Wallingford neighborhood, 4649 Sunnyside Ave. N.

In this workshop, learn from experts about how to protect the community’s built environment and honor your neighborhood’s heritage through landmark nominations. You will learn how to prepare a landmark nomination and about the landmark designation process, plus receive an overview of Seattle’s diverse historic resources. Presenters include historians, City staff, a former City Landmarks Preservation Board member, neighborhood activists, landmark owners, and Historic Seattle staff and volunteers. Further one-on-one training for preparing a landmark nomination will also be offered to those actively preparing a nomination.

Cost: $15 Historic Seattle members/$20 General/$10 Students with i.d.

See Historic Seattle’s website for details on how to register online.