Thursday, February 02, 2023
Representing the Hale County Historical Commission, I am currently involved in the three-day Real Places Conference Preserving Texas History hosted by the Texas Historical Commission, many sponsors, and the Friends of the Historical Commission.
Pictured is one of the conference sessions I attended. Below are each of the sessions I sat in on. A tired mind and lots of great information!
- Opening Reception—"Lone Star: Tall Tales from Deep in the Heart of Texas" with Montopolis
- Breakfast Keynote: Made by Us: Millennials and Gen Z Powering the Future with History
- Capturing Undertold Stories: Historical Marker Alternatives at the Local Level
- No Business Like Show Business: Historic Theaters and Downtown Revitalization
- Lunch Keynote—The Power of Connection: Creating Meaningful Visitor Experiences in a Digital Age
- Understanding and Investigating Finishes
- Road Scholars: Attracting Niche Audiences with Your Unique Highway History
- The Virtual Cemetery: Creating a Digital Experience at Oakwood Cemetery
- Awards Banquet Keynote—Protecting Preservation: National Support for Statewide and Local Efforts
- Breakfast Keynote—History’s First Draft: A Special Texas Monthly 50th Anniversary Panel
- Archiving the Asylum: Demystifying and Preserving Mental Health History
- Denton Revealed: How a City and County Pulled Off Preservation Month Together
- Lunch Keynote—A Look Within: Re-Discovering Texas Interiors