HERITAGE LEAGUE of PIERCE COUNTY

PRESERVING AND SHARING THE PAST FOR FUTURE GENERATIONS

WORKSHOPS

The Board of the Heritage League of Pierce County works hard to coordinate several workshops throughout the year. These workshops are intended to support our members in their efforts to expand their outreach.

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MEMBERSHIP

The Heritage League of Pierce County is an all-volunteer organization that works to build up relationships between museums, historical societies, and other historically-minded public facilities in Pierce County. 

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AWARDS

Every year at our annual meeting, the Heritage League of Pierce County recognized the outstanding heritage work carried out in our county by museum and community professionals. 

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HERITAGE LEAGUE OF PIERCE COUNTY STRIVES 

To support individual and group efforts to preserve local history in Pierce County;

To advance the well-being of museums, historical societies, and heritage organizations throughout Pierce County;
To provide technical assistance and information to individuals and groups pertaining to heritage preservation in Pierce County;
To establish communication with state and local governments relative to heritage preservation matters.

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WORKSHOPS

The Board of the Heritage League of Pierce County works hard to coordinate several workshops throughout the year. These workshops are intended to support our members in their efforts to expand their outreach, professionalize, and share their insights and expertise. We do workshops on topics ranging from how to safely store photographs to how to find great interns – anything that helps Heritage Organizations and museums grow and develop. We welcome suggestions for workshops from our members.

Grant Writing Workshop

Lauren Hoogkamer, City of Tacoma Assistant Historic Preservation Officer & Lissa Kramer, WSHS Heritage Capital Projects Fund Manager, will lead a discussion on the Dos and Don’ts of grant writing.

Historic Structures Workshop

On November 8 the Heritage League of Pierce County, with thanks to the Meeker Mansion and Puyallup Historical Society, presented a program on historic structures and the qualifications of national, state, and local historic registers. 

Chase Gardens Tour

Thank you to Chase Garden for hosting our spring member tour on May 23, 2017. A total of twelve HLPC members visited the gardens during peak bloom. Garden Director Lori Taylor provided information about the history of the garden. Lead Horticulturalist Will Clausen led a tour of the grounds under beautiful sunny skies.

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Do you sometimes have the feeling that you’re running into the same obstacles over and over again? Many of my conflicts have the same feel to them.

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