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Thank you, Lenny

Lenny relaxes at Chittenden Nursery in 2017.  The commemorative mug--a rare and coveted item--is bestowed only upon those who complete FIVE HistoriCorps sessions in a single year! We always love to hear from HistoriCorps volunteers although sometimes the news itself is bittersweet.  We learned today that Lenny Williston of Madison, Wisconsin has [...]

2018-05-15T12:43:28+00:00May 11th, 2018|Blog, News|0 Comments

HistoriCorps recognized by US Forest Service with Windows on the Past Award

Give yourselves a pat on the back, volunteers! HistoriCorps was recognized this month by the U.S. Forest Service with a Windows on the Past Award. Given in appreciation for the volunteers who so diligently spend their vacation time preserving historic homesteads, fire towers, ranches, lodges, and other sites on forest service lands, the Windows on [...]

2017-01-24T13:07:46+00:00October 31st, 2016|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 [...]

HistoriCorps Designated as a Preserve America Steward

We are thrilled and honored that HistoriCorps has been officially designated as a Preserve America Steward for our work engaging volunteers to save and sustain historic places on public lands throughout the country. Of course, we couldn’t have done it without the enthusiasm and tireless dedication of our amazing volunteers! Check out this Preserve America [...]

2016-01-22T18:34:07+00:00January 5th, 2016|News|0 Comments

HistoriCorps Receives Grant to Support Veterans HistoriCorps Program

The Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs (WDVA) awarded HistoriCorps a grant in support of our Veterans HistoriCorps Program at Forest Lodge in the Chequamegon National Forest. Proudly accepting the award is our very own Veterans HistoriCorps member Ginger MacDonald (2nd to left) and program supporter Kevin Johnson, a Bayfield County Veteran Services Officer (2nd to [...]

2016-01-05T22:50:47+00:00January 5th, 2016|News|0 Comments

HistoriCorps Receives Grant to Support Veterans HistoriCorps Program

The Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs (WDVA) awarded HistoriCorps a grant in support of our Veterans HistoriCorps Program at Forest Lodge in the Chequamegon National Forest. Proudly accepting the award is our very own Veterans HistoriCorps member Ginger MacDonald (2nd to left) and program supporter Kevin Johnson, a Bayfield County Veteran Services Officer (2nd to [...]

2017-01-24T13:07:58+00:00January 20th, 2015|Blog, News|Comments Off on HistoriCorps Receives Grant to Support Veterans HistoriCorps Program

HistoriCorps Designated as a Preserve America Steward

Our very own Executive Director, Towny Anderson, proudly displays the designation letter from First Lady Michelle Obama. We are thrilled and honored that HistoriCorps has been officially designated as a Preserve America Steward for our work engaging volunteers to save and sustain historic places on public lands throughout the country. Of course, we [...]

2017-01-24T13:07:58+00:00November 25th, 2014|Blog, News|Comments Off on HistoriCorps Designated as a Preserve America Steward

HistoriCorps is now Accepting Nominations for NEW Preservation Projects and Partners

Do you know of a historic site, building, or significant cultural landmark in need of preservation? HistoriCorps can help your project become a reality while furthering our mission to provide volunteers with an introduction to, and experience with, historic preservation for public benefit. We are now accepting project applications for our 2015 season from qualifying [...]

2017-01-24T13:07:58+00:00November 12th, 2014|Blog, News|Comments Off on HistoriCorps is now Accepting Nominations for NEW Preservation Projects and Partners

Call for Sponsors!

Is your company interested in giving back through volunteerism, financial or in-kind donations? Becoming a HistoriCorps Corporate Sponsor is an excellent way to raise your profile to thousands of historic preservation, conservation and outdoor enthusiasts while supporting our mission.  Just ask Metcalf Archaeological Consultants, one of our generous sponsors who shares a strong commitment to protecting [...]

2017-01-24T13:09:26+00:00November 12th, 2014|Blog, News|Comments Off on Call for Sponsors!

Historic Elitch Theatre in Denver could reopen soon after makeover

By Joe Vaccarelli Denver Post, YourHub Reporter Today's big-name Hollywood actors are lacking one commonality with their predecessors from 50-plus years ago: None got a start at the Elitch Theatre in northwest Denver. Grace Kelly, Vincent Price and Antoinette Perry all once graced the stage at the famed theater. One story has Kelly receiving the [...]

2017-01-24T13:09:26+00:00October 9th, 2014|Blog, HistoriCorps in the News, News|Comments Off on Historic Elitch Theatre in Denver could reopen soon after makeover
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