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Regional Conferences

Regional meetings and conferences bring the ALHFAMily together for intra-region gatherings and allow for more organizational interaction within a smaller geographical area.

Check the Upcoming listings below to see which conferences are coming up soon in your area, or which place outside your region you would like to visit and attend a meeting.

When the registration period is open for each conference you will be able to register on-line via this website (MOMCC conferences attendees will register via the MOMCC website).


    • 26 Oct 2018
    • 27 Oct 2018
    • Trenton, NJ

    ALHFAM Mid-Atlantic Skills Workshop & Regional Meeting

    Friday, October 26 & Saturday, October 27, 2018

    Hosted by the New Jersey Living History Advisory Council, New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, Division of Parks and Forestry

    Workshop Locations:

    Confirmed Workshops Include:

    • Introduction to First Person for Beginners – Stacy Roth
    • STEAM Education for History Sites and Museums – Lou Marchionda, Katie Boardman
    • Working on a Woodstove – Margaret Quinn
    • Assessing Livestock Health and Well-being – Barbara Corson, VMD
    • Costume Free-for-All – ALHFAM HATS Committee
    • Natural Dyes to Die For – Karen Clancy (full day)
    • Spinning and Working with Wool – Kat Krippen
    • Flax Processing – Barbara Johns
    • Historical Research for Living History Museums – Larry Kidder
    • Make a 1770s-Style Hat – Andrew Kirk
    • Making a Site Tour into an Experience – Asher Lurie
    • Hearth Cooking 101 – ALHFAM Foodways Committee
    • Udder to Butter – Debra Senese & Blossom the Cow
    • Corn Maze Experience – Howell Farm staff
    • Scrapple, Sausage & Bacon – Elvin Lapp
    • A Variety of Puddings – Clarissa Dillon
    • Black Powder Safety for Sites & Site Managers – M. Timpinaro, M. Sirak, A. Grant, J. Wickersty
    • Making Welt Pockets – David Niescior
    • Round Pen Training – Joyce Henry
    • …and a few more

    This is a new format for ALHFAM and the Mid-Atlantic Region – by combining active, hands-on workshops with the regional meeting, we are answering needs expressed in the Skills Assessment Survey. Every ALHFAM Professional Interest Group is represented, from Foodways to Machinery, FARM to HAT, FPI to PIE, HiTS to CPR. The program begins Friday at 1 p.m. and ends after dinner Saturday night. Estimated cost for the program is about $130 (includes Friday dinner, Saturday lunch, and dinner). Full program details in late August!

    • 01 Nov 2018
    • 04 Nov 2018
    • Tacoma, Washington

    The 2018 Western Regional ALHFAM Conference will be held at Fort Nisqually in Tacoma, WA November 1-4, 2018. 

    The Call for Proposals is now available.

    Use this link to book your room at the conference hotel, Courtyard Tacoma Downtown.

    • 08 Nov 2018
    • 10 Nov 2018
    • Dearborn, Michigan

    Hosted by the Henry Ford. Conference sessions and workshops will include draft horses, hearth and wood stove cooking, Detroit churches, Ford's River Rouge plant, Midwest textiles, creating vignettes, multi-generational leadership, George W. Carver, visitor studies, and making meaningful programs. Workshops are all day Thursday, and sessions are all day Friday and Saturday morning. Period clothing in encouraged for the Friday evening meal.

    Download the Call for Proposals here.

    More information here.

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