Why HistoriCorps

By Brian Brogie: On a trip last year that took me along the Oregon Trail I saw many historic structures that were in desperate need of attention. I thought how sad that we are letting these pieces of history disappear. When I returned, I did some research to find out how I could help preserve [...]

2019-08-14T10:17:04-06:00August 14th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Why HistoriCorps

My HistoriCorps

Take Me Back. Pack. My Love for HistoriCorps and Ongoing Motivation to Contribute HistoriCorps feeds two parts of my soul: the desire for adventure and the desire for human connection. The first is that deep pull to beautiful, wild places where people built something for themselves. It isn’t just the general impressiveness of a wilderness structure but [...]

2019-03-18T11:16:02-06:00February 1st, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

A Letter From The Executive Director

Dear HistoriCorps Family & Friends: We send you our best wishes for a happy and prosperous New Year from our new Mt. Morrison CCC camp headquarters. We are keeping our fingers crossed that our dedicated, hardworking federal land management agency friends will be allowed to return to work soon to finalize the outstanding projects we have [...]

2019-01-28T12:29:18-06:00January 1st, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

A Reflection on Neosho

By Kim Mailes: Restoration of the 1872 Neosho Colored School attended by George Washington Carver is far from complete, but we have reached a milestone. The building has a new, solid foundation, and a period-correct roof will be installed soon. The Carver Birthplace Association has a renewed sense of optimism about this giant project we [...]

2019-03-18T11:18:17-06:00July 10th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

From My Bookshelf: A Personal Choice

By Sarah Marsom: This month we have the pleasure of sharing a post by Sarah Marsom, one of the National Trust for Historic Preservation's 2018 40 under 40 people: People Saving Places!  Sarah Marsom has been collecting Junior Ranger badges from National Park Service sites since she was a youth, developing her appreciation [...]

2019-03-18T11:21:58-06:00June 15th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments