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Can you help this heritage project? Cahokia Mounds and the This Place Matters Community Challenge

Cahokia Mounds State Historic and World Heritage Site has entered the 2011 This Place Matters Community Challenge sponsored by the National Trust for Historic Preservation.  The Community Challenge offers historic sites the opportunity to win a cash prize of up to $25,000 to help protect their site. Why does Cahokia Mounds Matter?  Cahokia Mounds was […]

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Saving heirlooms from storm damage

Tropical storms and other flood events are often termed disasters because of injuries, fatalities and the destruction of homes and businesses. Part of the disaster is the loss of family heirlooms. “I am saddened by the stories of people who have lost so much from floods and storms,” said National Park Service Director Mary A. […]

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Introducing HeritageBlogger.com: featuring blogs, photostreams & video feeds, sorted by field of interest

I’m excited to finally share a project I’ve been working on for a while. It’s called “Heritage Blogger” and it features dozens of websites from a variety of heritage preservation disciplines. Think of it as your modern daily newspaper for heritage news only. What you’ll find there The news you care about, told by people […]

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So, what is "Voices of the Past?"

By Jeff Guin Excellent question! And the answer is evolving with the web. For now, let’s just say it started as a dream–literally and figuratively. We’ve been hearing about Web 2.0 for a couple of years now. Like a lot of folks, I sat on the sidelines to see if it really had legs. Spectating […]

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