March 7, 2019
State Historic Preservation Office to Host Workshops
OKLAHOMA CITY — The State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) will host four workshops at the Oklahoma History Center Wednesday, May 8, through Friday, May 10. Each workshop is devoted to one the SHPO’s federal preservation programs and is designed for preservation professionals, government agency representatives and concerned citizens. All workshops are free and open to the public; however, the SHPO requests that participants register no later than 5 p.m. on Wednesday, May 1. Space is limited for all sessions and will be reserved on a first-come, first-served basis.
Workshops are as follows:
- Wednesday, May 8, 10:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.: Introduction to Section 106 and Determination of Eligibility for the National Register
- Thursday, May 9, 10:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.: Working with the National Register of Historic Places
- Friday, May 10, 10:30 a.m.–noon: Tax Incentives for Rehabilitating Historic Buildings
- Friday, May 10, 1:30–4:30 p.m.: The Secretary’s Standards for Rehabilitating Historic Buildings
All sessions will be held in the Musser Learning Lab at the Oklahoma History Center, located at 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive in Oklahoma City. For more information or to register for classes, please contact Jesse Matthews at firstname.lastname@example.org or 405-521-6249. You also may register online at www.okhistory.org/shpo/workshops.
The State Historic Preservation Office is a division of the Oklahoma Historical Society. The mission of the Oklahoma Historical Society is to collect, preserve and share the history and culture of the state of Oklahoma and its people. Founded in 1893 by members of the Territorial Press Association, the OHS maintains museums, historic sites and affiliates across the state. Through its research archives, exhibits, educational programs and publications the OHS chronicles the rich history of Oklahoma. For more information about the OHS, please visit www.okhistory.org.