HistoriCorps Institute Registration for Students

We are currently developing our 2017 project season. Please contact Jamie Baird,, for more information about HistoriCorps Institute.  HistoriCorps Institute™  is the education and training arm of HistoriCorps®, the nationally recognized leader in mobilizing citizens to save and protect places that matter. Through our Program in Heritage Conservation and Construction, students learn the decision [...]

2017-03-06T14:25:42+00:00 February 23rd, 2016|Comments Off on HistoriCorps Institute Registration for Students

Shelters in Tongass National Forest, AK

Manzanita Shelter after tree fall damage The Tongass National Forest is the nation’s largest, covering most of Southeast Alaska. Encompassing millions of acres of Alaskan wilderness, this unique forest features bear viewing areas, migratory bird stopover sites, and fascinating limestone caves and karst sites. Spend your summer with HistoriCorps, working to rehabilitate three historic [...]

2017-04-04T19:04:49+00:00 April 3rd, 2017|Comments Off on Shelters in Tongass National Forest, AK

Forest Lodge, WI

Veterans, Students, and Volunteers: Join HistoriCorps to continue rehabilitating the grand Forest Lodge! PROJECT PARTNER: Chaquamegon-Nicolet National Forest We are offering a special opportunity again this year to veterans and students wishing to explore a career in historic preservation! Veterans and students who join this project for a full four sessions (one month) will receive: A daily stipend Two [...]

2017-05-22T11:03:30+00:00 January 16th, 2017|Comments Off on Forest Lodge, WI

Hirz Lookout, CA

URGENT PROJECT UPDATE: Bowerman Barn changed to Hirz Lookout Members of a sensitive bat species, the Townsend bat, have decided to take up residence in the Bowerman Barn for their maternity period. We learned this information on May 25. As such, we necessarily have to change our project in the Shasta-Trinity National Forest to the beautiful Hirz Lookout, and [...]

2017-05-26T11:02:16+00:00 February 9th, 2017|Comments Off on Hirz Lookout, CA

Old House Recreation Pavilion, Monongahela National Forest, WV (AmeriCorps AFHA Project)

Welcome AmeriCorps AFHA Hands On Volunteers! HistoriCorps looks forward to working with you to rehabilitate the Old House Recreation Pavilion in the beautiful Monongahela National Forest. PROJECT PARTNER: Monongahela National Forest PROJECT SITE DESCRIPTION: The Monongahela National Forest is one of the most ecologically diverse forests in the United States. In the early 1900's, following massive deforestation [...]

2017-04-18T10:21:59+00:00 February 24th, 2017|Comments Off on Old House Recreation Pavilion, Monongahela National Forest, WV (AmeriCorps AFHA Project)

Wild Plum Guard Station, CA

Two week-long sessions in mid-June. Volunteer with Historicorps as we return to Wild Plum Guard Station to continue our preservation work! In 2015, volunteers worked on the site’s main cabin, and in 2016, volunteers preserved three outbuildings on the site: a bunkhouse, garage and barn. This year, we will work on the site's blacksmith shop, barn, and [...]

2017-05-23T09:17:35+00:00 February 9th, 2017|Comments Off on Wild Plum Guard Station, CA

Kirkwood Museum, Idaho

DATES: June 16 - June 25, 2017 Volunteer with HistoriCorps to preserve the historic Kirkwood Museum (aka Sterling Cabin) on the Wild and Scenic Snake River! This project is more logistically demanding than most HistoriCorps projects (see details below). Please be advised that this is a tent-only project. PROJECT PARTNER: Wallowa-Whitman National Forest. Top photo source: Wallowa-Whitman National Forest CHALLENGE [...]

2017-05-20T11:19:44+00:00 March 15th, 2017|Comments Off on Kirkwood Museum, Idaho

JO Ranch, Wyoming

Four week-long sessions: Two in mid-June and two in mid-August.  Volunteer with HistoriCorps to rehabilitate and preserve the JO Ranch in Wyoming! We're excited to be collaborating again with Cornerstones Community Partnerships of Santa Fe, New Mexico on this project in partnership with the Bureau of Land Management. STUDENTS: If you are interested in earning [...]

2017-05-12T08:45:15+00:00 March 9th, 2017|Comments Off on JO Ranch, Wyoming

Johnson Lake Mining District, Great Basin National Park, NV

Welcome, Nevada Conservation Corps members! This project will be completed through a partnership with the Nevada Conservation Corps (NCC) and is not open to the general public. If you're interested in joining HistoriCorps in Great Basin National Park, consider registering for the Rhodes Cabin project!  PROJECT PARTNER: Great Basin National Park Far from any roads and sitting at [...]

2017-04-21T10:49:55+00:00 March 2nd, 2017|Comments Off on Johnson Lake Mining District, Great Basin National Park, NV

Hahns Peak Fire Lookout – Fourth Season

VOLUNTEER with HISTORICORPS on the fourth season of restoration at Hahns Peak Fire Lookout Tower! PROJECT SPONSOR: Routt National Forest PROJECT SITE DESCRIPTION: Hahn’s Peak, known traditionally as Old Baldy, was named after Joseph Hahn who discovered and mined gold on the mountain in 1862. Though Hahn died of starvation and exposure on this site in 1867, the [...]

2017-05-25T14:56:41+00:00 December 14th, 2016|Comments Off on Hahns Peak Fire Lookout – Fourth Season