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The Oklahoma Historical Society, State Historic Preservation Office, presents its 2022/2023 calendar of events. There are no registration fees unless noted. All events will take place virtually, unless otherwise stated. For more information call 405-521-6249. Note: If you have a disability and need an accommodation, call 405-521-6249 at least two (2) days before the event.

CONTINUING EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES: Many of these programs meet the requirements for HSW hours/State of Oklahoma's Board of Governors of Licensed Architects, Landscape Architects, and Interior Designers, and for PDH hours/Oklahoma State Board of Licensure for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors. The SHPO will email certificates of attendance after the event, and participants self-report or document their attendance per policies of the respective boards. Please check our website for updates.

Calendar of Events 2022/2023

Check back regularly for updates!

December 2022

27 The Significance of Barns in the Oklahoma Cultural Landscape (6 p.m./Dr. Brad Bays)

January 2023

12 SHPO Lunch and Learn: HPRI and Archaeological Site Survey Forms (12 p.m./Matt Pearce and Kristina Wyckoff)

19 Historic Preservation Review Committee Meeting (1:30 p.m./Dr. LeRoy H. Fischer Boardroom & Virtual)

February 2023

23 SHPO Lunch and Learn: Turning Records into an Archive: A Reflection on the Oklahoma Black Homesteader Project (12 p.m./Dr. Kalenda Eaton)

March 2023

1 SHPO Speaker Series - Hidden Oklahoma: How Archaeology Reveals Secrets from Our Past, Notable Archaeological Discoveries in Northwestern Oklahoma (2 p.m./Dr. Lee Bement, University of Oklahoma)

9 SHPO Lunch and Learn: Elmira Sauberan Smyrl, Engineer (12 p.m./Sara Werneke)

April 2023

12 SHPO Lunch and Learn: Treasure Lake Job Corps and Tishomingo Fish Hatchery (12 p.m./George MacDonell and Natalie Sanford)

20 Historic Preservation Review Committee Meeting (1:30 p.m./Dr. LeRoy H. Fischer Boardroom & Virtual)

22 Oklahoma History Symposium: Perspectives in History - Details (Oklahoma History Center)

May 2023

8 Working with the National Register of Historic Places (10 a.m. - 12 a.m.)

9 How to Research Your "Historic" Property (10 a.m. - 12 a.m.)

10 Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act (10 a.m. - 12 a.m.)

11 Documenting Post-European Contact Archaeological Sites in Oklahoma (10 a.m. - 12 a.m.)

16 Tax Incentives Program Overview (10 a.m. - 12 a.m.)

17 The Secretary of the Interior Standards for Rehabilitation (10 a.m. - 12 a.m.)

18 The Secretary of the Interior's Guidelines for Rehabilitation (10 a.m. - 12 a.m.)

For more information, please contact Tifani Darata at Tiffany.Darata@history.ok.gov or 405-521-6249. You may also register online at www.okhistory.org/shpo/workshops. Login information for the workshops will be sent the day before the workshop is scheduled to begin.

June 2023

1 SHPO Speaker Series - Hidden Oklahoma: How Archaeology Reveals Secrets from Our Past, Geoarchaeology (2 p.m./Dr. Debra Green, University of Oklahoma)

July 2023

20 Historic Preservation Review Committee Meeting (1:30 p.m./Dr. LeRoy H. Fischer Boardroom & Virtual)

August 2023

2 SHPO Speaker Series - Hidden Oklahoma: How Archaeology Reveals Secrets from Our Past, Archaeology and Revitalizing Traditional Art and Foodways (2 p.m./Dr. Ian Thompson, Choctaw Nation Tribal Historic Preservation Officer)

September 2023

6 SHPO Speaker Series - Hidden Oklahoma: How Archaeology Reveals Secrets from Our Past, Ceramics and Community Interaction at Spiro (2 p.m./Dr. Shawn Lambert, Mississippi State University)

October 2023

4 SHPO Speaker Series - Hidden Oklahoma: How Archaeology Reveals Secrets from Our Past, Archaeology at Early-historic Wichita Sites: Bryson-Paddock and Longest (2 p.m./Dr. Richard Drass, University of Oklahoma)

19 Historic Preservation Review Committee Meeting (1:30 p.m./Dr. LeRoy H. Fischer Boardroom & Virtual)

November 2023

Check back mid-summer for workshop dates/times or visit www.okhistory.org/shpo/workshops

Last Updated 1/6/2023