Our Next Conference March 3 & 4, 2017

COH conference on the effects of World War 1 for San Diego March 3 and 4 2017

The start of our modern world can be traced to the outcomes from World War I. Discover what role our region played in ending the conflict. “Cease fire” was in 1918. Local impacts lasted to 1919, and beyond.

Conference Co-sponsor: The Veterans Museum at Balboa Park
TIME to REGISTER! for March 3 & 4, 2017!
THE GREAT WAR, FROM A LOCAL PERSPECTIVE

2-day Conference, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. $35 • ($25 seniors, $15 students & active-duty military). Children over 12 welcome to attend.

REGISTER TODAY!
Conference Registration.

(619) 469-7283

List of Speakers

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Annual Meeting – Elections

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Veterans Museum in Balboa Park

February 18th 2017  – 10 am
We will be holding our annual elections at the Veterans Museum at Balboa Park,
2115 Park Blvd., San Diego 92101. Tel: 619-239-2300 ( link )

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January 21st Meeting

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We will be meeting at the Spring Valley Historical Society due to weather issues at the Leo Carrillo Ranch.

Spring Valley Historical Society proud stewards of the Bancroft Ranch House Museum
Spring Valley Historical Society
9050 Memory Lane, Spring Valley, CA
619-469-1480

10 am

A special thanks to the Spring Valley Historical Society for accommodating Congress of History on such short notice.

 

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COH at Cuyamaca

We would like to extend a thank you to The Heritage of the Americas Museum ( located in Cuyamaca College ) and to their director Kathleen Oatsvall for the wonderful tour.Heritage of the Americas Museum

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San Diego History Center Event

ORAL HISTORY WORKSHOP

San Diego History Center (link )
Saturday, October 29, 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. (30 minute break)
$15 SDHC members; $25 general admission

This introductory workshop for budding oral historians will discuss the importance of oral history and how to do it, how to select recording equipment, how to use SDHC archival resources, and how to transcribe an preserve interviews.

Taught by SDHC Oral Historian Amanda Tewes and Archivist Jane Kenealy, this workshop is perfect for those interested in starting family, community, and academic oral history projects.

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Building to the Next Level 

coh_sdhistoryThe San Diego History Center and the Congress of History are co-sponsoring a special morning for all area historical societies. “Building to the Next Level: Forum for Local History Groups” will feature vital topics like building your membership and volunteer base, developing partnerships with other community players, using social media for fundraising and marketing, going after grants, and audience engagement.

Saturday, November 12, 2016
San Diego History Center
1649 El Prado, Suite #3
San Diego, CA 92101

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Thanks to San Marcos Historical Society

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Appreciation to the San Marcos Historical Society for graciously hosting the meeting. Tours of the Heritage Park Victorians and the outdoor education areas.
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News & Events

Bi-National Effort Kicks Off to Receive UNESCO World Heritage Status for El Camino Real de las Californias
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El Camino Real de las Californias UNESCO Nomination Project press conference held at the historic San Diego Presidio site on October 20, 2015. (From left to right) Honorary Consul of Spain María Ángeles O’Donnell-Olson; CMF Executive Director David A. Bolton; CMF Chairman Milford Wayne Donaldson, FAIA; CAREM President Hernán Ibañez; CAREM Executive Director Zella Ibañez; and INAH B.C. Delegate Julia Bendímez.

SAN DIEGO, CA – On the site of the original Presidio in San Diego, two leading organizations dedicated to historic preservation in their respective countries announced a Bi-National Initiative to work toward earning an UNESCO World Heritage Nomination for El Camino Real de las Californias   more… ( Link to Press Release via CAREM website )

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