May 3, 2023
State Historic Preservation Office to Discuss the Importance of Documenting Post-European Contact
OKLAHOMA CITY — On Thursday, May 11, at 1 p.m., the State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) will host a free webinar to provide guidance to archaeologists documenting post–European contact archaeological sites in Oklahoma for review by the Oklahoma State Historic Preservation Office.
Kristina Wyckoff, SHPO’s Section 106 coordinator and historical archaeologist, will discuss background reviews and recommend resources; field investigations; completing an Oklahoma archaeology site survey form; and National Register of Historic Places eligibility considerations.
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.