2018 Blogs

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2018 Organizational Sustainability Workshop

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Heritage Areas Focus on Organizational Sustainability


Organizational Sustainability Workshops took place to provide information and guidance to the not-for-profit organizations that manage the NHAs.

July 5, 2018 || Posted by: F. Calarco (NERO)

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Annual NHA Workshop in the Intermountain Region

NPS Photo / Courtesy James Nelson, Mormon Pioneer NHA



Annual Workshop for the Intermountain Region National Heritage Areas

This annual workshop allows for the park service to recieve feedback from the heritage areas and provide training for their staff in a variety of disciplines.

July 20, 2018 || Posted by: F. Calarco (NERO)

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The Mastheads in Upper Housatonic Valley NHA.

Iwan Baan / The Mastheads

The Mastheads - Arts Programming in Upper Housatonic Valley National Heritage Area


The Mastheads is a public humanities project in Pittsfield, MA that works with the City of Pittsfield and the Upper Housatonic Valley National Heritage Area to produce an annual writers-in-residence program, educational programming, and more.

September 13, 2018 || Posted by: F. Calarco (NERO)
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Cyclists on the Erie Canalway Trail.

Parks & Trails New York


Cycle the Erie Canal – Trails in New York State


Cycle the Erie Canal is an annual event where hundreds of cyclists travel 400 miles across the Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor from Buffalo to Albany in upstate New York.

September 20, 2018 || Posted by: F. Calarco (NERO)
A girl kayaks in a river.
Kayaking on the Schuylkill River.

Schuylkill River Greenways NHA


Pedal and Paddle – Recreation in Schuylkill River Greenways National Heritage Area


Pedal and Paddle is an event series by Schuylkill River Greenways National Heritage Area that allows people to cycle and kayak along the Schuylkill River Trail.

October 2, 2018 || Posted by: F. Calarco (NERO)
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Freedom seekers of the Underground Railroad.

Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center / E.B. Lewis



History and Social Justice – Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center


The Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center opened its doors in 2018 to share stories of border crossings, freedom seekers, American history, and social justice.

October 15, 2018 || Posted by: F. Calarco (NERO)
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Immigrants arriving at Locust Point Pier 8 (1904).

Baltimore Immigration Museum

Baltimore Immigration History Featured on Podcast Series


The Baltimore National Heritage Area worked with the NPS Northeast Regional Office to produce a series of podcast episodes on Baltimore’s immigration history. A panel of speakers gathered at the Baltimore Immigration Museum to discuss how German, Irish, Jewish, and Italian immigrants, as well as African Americans, moved to Baltimore in the 1800s and described how each played a unique role in shaping the city.

November 1, 2018 || Posted by: F. Calarco (NERO)

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