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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
    • 49
    Registration is closed

    ALHFAM Mid-Atlantic Skills Workshop & Regional Meeting

    DEADLINE EXTENDED: Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018 (midnight)

    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

    Registration is $130/pp and includes workshops & materials, Friday dinner, Saturday boxed lunch and Saturday dinner. All registrations & payments will be made online through the ALHFAM website. Each workshop has limited enrollment, so participation is first come, first served. Registration deadline is Friday, Oct. 5, 2018. You will need to make your own hotel reservation. See program booklet for hotel information.

    Download the Program Booklet.

    See a map of the conference sites.

    Workshop Locations:

    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. Almost every ALHFAM Professional Interest Group is represented (except the "Indigenous Interpretation and Issues" group, which was introduced on Sept. 2), from Foodways to Machinery, FARM to HAT, FPI to PIE, HiTS to CPR. 

    • 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. 

    You can download the Program Booklet here.

    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 Conference Program here.

    Register here.

    • 24 Jan 2019
    • 27 Jan 2019
    • Nash Farm, Grapevine, TX

    Mountain Plains Regional Conference: Skills and Trades Exposition

    January 24-27, 2019
    Nash Farm, Grapevine, TX

    Experience 19th century skills and trades at the 2019 conference in Grapvine, Texas. This conference is a joint program with the Mountain Plains Region of ALHFAM and Texas Living History Association. The entire focus of the Skills and Trades Exposition will be the hands-on approach to learning history. Participants will experience 19th century farming, paper printing, cotton production, train travel, crops, animals, and more!

    2019 Skills and Trades Exposition video

    Download the Call for Papers here.

    Download the Conference Flyer here.

    • 22 Feb 2019
    • 24 Feb 2019
    • Little Rock, Arkansas

    The 2019 SEALHFAM Conference will be a joint conference with the Arkansas Living History Association in Little Rock, Arkansas to be held on February 22-24, 2019.

    The Call for Papers is now available.

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