HistoriCorps in the News

HistoriCorps in the News: 2016 Highlights

Here at HistoriCorps, we've been busy getting ready for the 2017 season, but we wanted to stop for half a minute and take a look at our - your - accomplishments, specifically, the media we've received over the past year.  In total we've had over 40 news articles and features published about our projects and our [...]

2017-01-24T13:07:43-06:00December 16th, 2016|Blog, HistoriCorps in the News|0 Comments

News articles encourage volunteers to participate

We haven't even started some projects yet, and they're already getting press! Each article focuses both on the volunteer aspect and the historical background of each site. Our Skinner Cabin project starts in mid-September, but Grand Junction's Daily Sentinel thought it sounded so fun that they published TWO articles on the project, one even highlighting John Condon, [...]

2017-01-24T13:07:48-06:00August 15th, 2016|HistoriCorps in the News|0 Comments

Heroes in saving places

What are you, a volunteer who works to restore historic buildings from California to New Hampshire, one state at a time, one project at a time? You are a hero. And that's exactly what Roy Shaver, writer for the Neosho Daily News, writes about each of the volunteers, board members, and collaborators of the Carver [...]

2016-07-29T14:06:39-06:00July 29th, 2016|HistoriCorps in the News|0 Comments

Join HistoriCorps Institute at Summerseat

HistoriCorps Institute is in full swing this season, and our field school is already attracting some great students and volunteers who will help restore the old courthouse in Virginia this August and September. To drum up extra enthusiasm for the project, press releases have been sent out around town and some local news sources have [...]

Neosho Schoolhouse grabs media attention

The 1871 schoolhouse in Neosho, Missouri is famous partly because it's so old - it's 145! - but more so because it's where George Washington Carver (a famous scientist known for his experiments with peanuts) began his formal education from. A building that has gone through many lives (it was used as residential space after the school closed [...]

Military Times article features HistoriCorps

Every project we work on through HistoriCorps is unique and the volunteers who help out are amazing, each in his own way.  But certain projects are geared towards volunteers of a certain age or background, including a youth corps and a veteran corps. These projects take place throughout our regular season and are meant to [...]

Desert Sun paper features Joshua Tree voting contest

Check out the article written for the Desert Sun, a California newspaper, last week: http://www.desertsun.com/story/money/business/tourism/2016/06/01/joshua-tree-national-park-wants-vote/85215208/ Writer Skip Descant featured the #voteyourpark contest in his June 1 article, encouraging readers to vote for Joshua Tree National Park so that HistoriCorps can "stabilize and rehabilitate the main house at Keys Ranch and address deterioration of the building’s [...]

Forest Lodge on television!

Check out the great news piece that Wisconsin's WJFW Newswatch 12 aired recently.  Daryl Dean, of the USDA Forest Service, spoke to the WJFW anchor about past Forest Lodge projects and encouraged future volunteers to sign up for this year's project. The video can be found online via this link.

New York Times article features Buffalo Peaks project

Pick up the May 1 print edition of The New York Times because the Travel section features HistoriCorps and the work we did last year on Buffalo Peaks Ranch!  Buffalo Peaks volunteer and freelance writer Allison Amend wrote a great article about just what it's like to work on a HistoriCorps project, focusing on the [...]

Boettcher Mansion project featured in local newspaper

The Golden Transcript posted an article on the Boettcher Mansion project today - check out the link below! Christy Steadman chatted with volunteer Sue Landreth, crew leader Jeremy Spates, and project supervisor Bob Fulton last week when all the work was well underway. Her article focuses on HistoriCorps and the great people who work the [...]

2016-05-06T14:40:23-06:00April 26th, 2016|Blog, HistoriCorps in the News|0 Comments