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Bahr's Mill Preservation Society
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Society for the Preservation of Old Mills (SPOOM)
Doylestown, Pennsylvania

Museum Conferences

Thu, June 6 - Sat, June 8, 2019
2019 SPOOM Conference - Society of Old Mills External Event Page
Dalton, Georgia
Venue: Historic Prater's Mill is hosting the 2019 SPOOM annual conference
The theme is Milling Around Old Cherokee Georgia. This northwest portion of Georgia was a part of the Cherokee Nation from about 1750 to 1838. While here, the Cherokee brought water-powered milling technology to the region. Even after the Cherokee left on the 1838 Trail of Tears, the area was still known as Cherokee Georgia for decades. ///// "While no Cherokee mills exist today, we will visit Dew's Pond Mill which is built on the site of a Cherokee mill," says Melanie Millican Chapman, president of the Prater's Mill Foundation, Inc. "At Red Clay State Historic Park, we will see the main bearing and a millstone fragment from the Brainerd Mission Mill build in 1820." ///// Participants will also visit mills built by pioneer settlers: Prater's Mill, Dennis Mill, Old Lindale Brick Grist Mill (tentative), and Yarborough Mill. Other mills to see are: Lee and Gordon's Mill, rebuilt after the Civil War; and Berry College Mill, built in 1930 by Henry Ford. ///// Join us for a conference that includes miller training, a banquet, and bus tours of interesting mills in the place the Cherokee called The Enchanted Land.
For more information, please email melanie@pratersmill.org.
Sun, June 16 - Wed, June 19, 2019
Country School Association 2019 Conference External Event Page
Adamstown, Maryland
Venue: Claggett Center
The Country School Association of America will hold its 2019 annual conference in Maryland—just outside our Nation's Capital—providing an opportunity to focus on country schools from a national perspective. These modest, decidedly local educational institutions that dotted the countryside were, of course, countrywide—with many similarities but also having important local, state and regional differences. We'll consider this local/national juxtaposition—still relevant today—at our June 2019 gathering.
Thu, September 26 - Sun, September 29, 2019
The Fire Museum Network 2019 Seminar External Event Page
Los Angles, California
Venue: To Be Announced
It is a mix of formal presentations, informal discussions, and tours of local fire and non-fire museum sites…. It’s educational seminars about both operating a museum and firefighting history…. It’s for those who are just starting a fire museum, and those who have been around a while…. It is a time to learn, and a place to see and hear what dozens of other museums are doing (or perhaps what they should be doing)…. It is a chance for you to share problems and solutions, exchange ideas and information, and compare your organization with others…. It is an opportunity network. It is late nights spent discussing how many steam fire engines are left in the country, new exhibit techniques, or the merits of the latest museum collections database program. In short, it's… great friends, great food, and a great fun!
Wed, October 16 - Sat, October 19, 2019
Oral History Association 2019 Annual Meeting External Event Page
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Venue: Salt Lake City
Make plans to attend the 2019 OHA Annual Meeting in Salt Lake City, Utah. The annual meeting attracts a broad range of people and features the best work in the field. The meeting enables students and both emerging and established scholars to network and learn valuable skills. Please check the Association website for additional details.
Mon, October 21 - Wed, October 23, 2019
Southeastern Museums 2019 Conference External Event Page
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Venue: Charleston, South Carolina
The SEMC 2019 theme is “Transforming Myths.” Please check the website of the Southeastern Museums Conference for more details.