NCPC Newsletter - Page 8

Preservation in the News

Outside the Box: Buried History

Unearthing a Forgotten Past on Maryland's Eastern Shore

By:Andrea Poe

Serendipity played a major role in the rediscovery of the oldest free African-American neighborhood in the United States. The Hill, a community in Easton, Maryland, is now believed to have been established prior to 1790, pre-dating the New Orleans neighborhood of Treme by more than 20 years.

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City donates historical documents to Edmonds Museum

By Brian Soergel | Dec 22, 2016

As the oldest incorporated city in Snohomish County, Edmonds bulges with history. Now, in one of the most notable museum donations in Edmonds’ history, the city of Edmonds on Wednesday, Dec. 21, donated recently recovered historic deeds and documents to the museum for public display and safekeeping. Full article

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (NOVEMBER 18, 2016) – Following an in-depth national search, Old Salem Museums & Gardens’ Board of Trustees voted earlier today to name Franklin Vagnone as the 11th president of the 66-year-old institution. Vagnone will officially start full-time on March 1, 2017 but will work with Folan and Old Salem Chief Operating Officer Anthony Slater during a transition period beginning immediately. For full article click here.