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May 2, 2023

Contact: Dr. Matthew Pearce
State Historic Preservation Office, Oklahoma Historical Society
Office: 405-522-4479

State Historic Preservation Office to Host Workshop on Researching Historic Properties

OKLAHOMA CITY — The State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) will host a free webinar on Monday, May 8, at 1 p.m. to discuss how to research your historic property.

Historic properties come in all shapes, sizes, styles and types. This workshop will teach helpful strategies for researching a variety of property types. Attendees will learn about the common sources of information used for property research, including government records, architectural and construction drawings, newspapers, Sanborn Fire Insurance maps and aerial photographs.

Registration is required. For more information, contact Dr. Matthew Pearce, National Register of Historic Places coordinator, at 405-522-4479 or matthew.pearce@history.ok.gov.

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.


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