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Being on Both the Giving and Receiving End of HistoriCorps

By Jerrie Beard, Marshall Gold Discovery SHP, Gold Fields District, California State Parks I work at Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park in Coloma, California, the site of the gold discovery that set the California [...]

May 20th, 2021|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on Being on Both the Giving and Receiving End of HistoriCorps

It Started with a Week Off Four Years Ago…

Nearly four years ago I signed up for my first HistoriCorps project.  I took a week’s vacation from my office job and headed off, intending to be a watcher and follower, to be cautious, get a sense [...]

May 6th, 2021|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on It Started with a Week Off Four Years Ago…

“Do It.”

A letter from volunteer Remy Buxton, after his first time volunteering with HistoriCorps at the 2020 IOOF Cabins project in Deschutes National Forest, OR.   To all of you who might be considering volunteering with [...]

October 19th, 2020|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on “Do It.”

How to HistoriCorps – Stay Warm When Camping

By Volunteer Eric Ockerhausen There’s nothing like going to sleep under the stars and waking up to incredible sunrises over the mountains. In fact, the experience is one reason lots of volunteers join HistoriCorps projects [...]

January 7th, 2020|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on How to HistoriCorps – Stay Warm When Camping

Ten Years Ago: Recollections from HistoriCorps’ Founders Jonas Landes, Doug Stephens, Terri Leistman, & Ann Pritzlaff

A decade ago, a group of individuals saw a need to create an organization that would utilize a volunteer workforce to save historic places. We spoke with HistoriCorps founders, Doug Stephens and Terri Leistman of [...]

October 21st, 2019|Categories: Blog|Comments Off on Ten Years Ago: Recollections from HistoriCorps’ Founders Jonas Landes, Doug Stephens, Terri Leistman, & Ann Pritzlaff