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2014 Preservation Workshops


Our Town: Osawatomie - June 12-13, 2014

The Kansas State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) will present hands-on activities focused on surveying cultural resources and assessing maintenance needs during a two-day class in Oswatomie, KS on June 12-13, 2014. Topics will also include routine maintenance, basic preservation techniques, the National Register of Historic Places, and financial incentives for historic properties. See this flyer for more details.

Class is open to the public as well as the participants of the Kansas Archeology Training Program (KATP) field school. Admission for this class is free, but we request preregistration so we can provide adequate seating.  Please contact Marsha Longofono at 785-272-8681, ext. 240 or cultural_resources@kshs.org.


Wichita Steel Window Repair Workshop - June 23 - 27, 2014

Got rusty metal windows? The City of Wichita will host a week-long workshop in June featuring window restoration expert, Jim Turner. The week-long class will be held 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily and will be limited to approximately 25 participants total.  Registration is $100 per person and includes meals and snacks during class time all week.  Registration forms may be mailed to Kathy Morgan, City of Wichita Historic Preservation Office 455 N. Main, 10th Floor Wichita, KS 67202-1688. This workshop is partially funded by a Historic Preservation Fund Grant from Kansas State Historic Preservation Office. The workshop is also sponsored by AIA Wichita and the City of Wichita.


Meet with a Preservation Expert

Do several property owners in your community have questions about preservation programs, like the National Register of Historic Places, tax credits and grants? The State Historic Preservation Office staff is available to meet with property owners or groups upon requested. Call Marsha at 785-272-8681, ext. 240 to schedule an appointment.