Unlocking History: One-Day Workshop for National Register of Historic Places Nominations in Decorah – October 20th

National Register of Historic Places Nomination Workshop Coming to Decorah in October 

Interested in nominating a property to the National Register of Historic Places? If so, please join us for a one-day workshop on Friday, October 20 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Decorah Lutheran Church. The workshop is being hosted by the Winneshiek County Historic Preservation Commission and the State Historic Preservation Office 

The workshop features a discussion of the complete nomination process as well as review of a successful historic preservation nomination.  Workshop speakers include Allison Archambo and  Lorinda Bradley from the State Historic Preservation Office; Rebecca Conard, Consulting Historian; Shay Gooder, Bear Creek Archeology; and Steve Johnson, Winneshiek County Historic Preservation Commission.  

Early Bird Registration of $30.00/person runs through October 6th. After October 6th, registration increases to $35.00/person. Registration forms and check payment should be mailed to Decorah Area Chamber of Commerce c/o WCHPC, 507 West Water Street, Decorah, IA 52101. Please make checks payable to Winneshiek County Historic Preservation Commission.   

The registration form along with the workshop agenda, speaker bios and driving directions can be found at https://tinyurl.com/nrhpdecorah. Registration forms can also be requested by contacting Steve Johnson at wchpc001@gmail.com or 563-380-0606.