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National Register of Historic Places Program:
National Register Past Webinars and materials

The National Register of Historic Places is the official list of the Nation's historic places worthy of preservation. Authorized by the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, the National Park Service's National Register of Historic Places is part of a national program to coordinate and support public and private efforts to identify, evaluate, and protect America's historic and archeological resources.

 

- For upcoming National Register Program 2012 Webinars

- (The National Historic Landmarks Program has a separate webinar series)

2012

January 26, 1-3pm (EST) NHL Webinar National Level of Significance
Presenters Alexandra Lord (NHL), Paul Lusignan (NR), Patty Henry (NHL)
Powerpont Presentation

Feb. 23 - GIS Maps webinar (presented by Deidre McCarthy)
This recording was lost, but a repeat webinar was done on July 19th. Here are the materials from that webinar
Recording (audio and visuals) of presentation - in WMV format about 1 hour, 36 minutes. Download then play in Window Media Player or similar player. (44 MB)

GIS Map Guidance (pdf)

March 20, 1-3pm (EST) – Technical Issues with NR nominations
Presenters:  Jim Gabbert/Edson Beall
Recording: not available
Powerpoint Presentation (powerpoint file with notes)
Just the slides as a pdf

April 12, 1-3pm (EST) – The revised NR Form and redacting information
Presenters:  Jeff Joeckel/Lisa Deline/Erika Martin-Seibert

April 24, 1-3pm (EST) – The revised NR Form and redacting information
Presenters:  Jeff Joeckel/Lisa Deline/Erika Martin-Seibert
Same materials as April 12th webinar

May 15th, 1-3 pm (EST) – Context, Context, Context
Presenter:  Paul Lusignan

June 13th, 12-2pm (Eastern time) - HABS/HAER/HALS
Presenter:  Anne Mason
Recording (audio and visuals) of presentation - in WMV format about 1 hour. Download then play in Window Media Player or similar player. Available on HABS/HAER/HALS/CRGIS website
HABS/HAER/HALS/CRGIS Homepage

July 19, 1-3pm (Eastern time) - GIS webinar encore: Using GIS for Latitude & Longitude Coordinates for the National Register
Presenter: Deidre McCarthy
This webinar will cover the use of on-line mapping programs to determine latitude and longitude coordinates in lieu of UTM references for National Register nominations. The webinar will provide step-by-step guidance on the use of Google Earth, BING Maps, ArcGIS Explorer, and a true ArcGIS application. In preparation for this webinar, participants are asked to download and install these free programs:
Google Earth: http://www.google.com/earth/index.html
BING Maps (can be used through a web browser): http://www.bing.com/maps/
and ArcGIS Explorer: http://www.esri.com/software/arcgis/explorer/arcexplorer.html
Deidre McCarthy, GIS Specialist, will demonstrate using Google Earth and BING maps for single point coordinates and show ArcGIS Explorer for finding multiple coordinates and drawing boundaries. She will also demonstrate how to list these coordinates on the NR Form.
Contact Deidre at (202) 354-2141 with any questions.

Recording (audio and visuals) of presentation - in WMV format about 1 hour, 36 minutes. Download then play in Window Media Player or similar player. (44 MB)

GIS Map Guidance (word document)

July, 25 2012 12:00 - 2:00 PM (Eastern Time)– NR Regulations – Review of key sections
Presenter:  Patrick Andrus
Webinar recording (need quicktime to play)

July 19, 1-3pm (Eastern time) - GIS webinar encore: Using GIS for Latitude & Longitude Coordinates for the National Register.

August, 29, 2:30 - 4:30PM (Eastern Time) – Traditional Cultural Properties (TCPs)
Presenter:  Paul Loether
Powerpoint Presentation (updated May 2013)

December, 18 2:00 - 4:00 pm Eastern Time – National Register/Preservation Grants Forum - Year in Review
Presenter: Paul Loether
Join Paul Loether, Chief, National Register of Historic Places/National Landmarks Programs and Hampton Tucker, Chief, Historic Preservation Grants, for a forum discussion on preservation issues affecting your historic preservation programs. 
Discuss concerns and share ideas with state National Register coordinators, grant administrators, and other SHPO, FPO, and THPO staff on how to promote and to maintain historic preservation programs in light of staff and budget shortages. 
Webinar recording (.wmv format)

May 23, 2013 - National Park Service: National Register of Historic Places
Progress on Updating National Register Bulletin 38 (Traditional Cultural Properties)
You are cordially invited to participate in a 1-1.5 hour webinar with Paul Loether, NPS Chief of the National Register of Historic Places/National Historic Landmarks Program. The workshop will serve as a forum for discussing the current status of NPS' efforts to update the guidelines for identifying, evaluating, and documenting NR-eligible Traditional Cultural Properties as well as to discuss the proposed development of similar guidelines related to Native American landscapes. 
The webinar will be held on Thursday, May 23, 2013 from 2:30 to 4:00 pm Eastern time.
If you would like to attend please contact Alexis Abernathy via e-mail alexis_abernathy@nps.gov or phone 202-354-2236.
Powerpoint Presentation (updated May 2013)

 

2013

February 12, 2013 from 2:00 to 3:30 pm Eastern time.

Progress on Updating National Register Bulletin 38 (Traditional Cultural Properties)
All State Historic Preservation Officers  and/or their representatives are cordially invited to participate in a 1-1.5 hour webinar with Alexis Abernath, NPS  National Register Reviewer/ Historian and coordinator of the team working of the Bulletin 38 Update.  . The webinar will serve as a forum for discussing the current status of NPS' efforts to update the guidelines for identifying, evaluating, and documenting NR-eligible Traditional Cultural Properties as well as to discuss the proposed development of similar guidelines related to Native American landscapes. The webinar was held on February 12, 2013 from 2:00 to 3:30 pm Eastern time.

If you would like information on what was covered please contact Alexis Abernathy via e-mail alexis_abernathy@nps.gov or phone 202-354-2236. 
Summary will be available soon.

 

March 7, 2013
Tradtional Cultural Properties - update to Bulletin #38, what and why
Why the NPS is working to update it’s National Register Program Guidance related to identifying, evaluating, and documenting Traditional Cultural Properties and Native American landscapes?

Powerpoint presentation (pptx file)