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Preserving U.S. Military Heritage Symposium: World War II to the Cold War

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Fredericksburg

Fredericksburg Inn & Suites

201 South Washington Street

Fredericksburg, TX 78624

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The National Center for Preservation Technology and Training (NCPTT) will host a three-day symposium on the preservation of United States military heritage from World War II to the Cold War from June 4-6, 2019 in Fredericksburg, Texas. Partners for this event include the Friends of NCPTT, the Admiral Nimitz Foundation, and the National Museum of the Pacific War.

The symposium will bring together conservators, architects, engineers, landscape architects, museum and site managers, and other cultural resource professionals to discuss state-of-the-science efforts to document, conserve, treat, and adaptively reuse sites and features from our military heritage from the 1940s to early 1990s, such as:

• Military bases and training facilities
• War machines: planes, tanks, and guns
• Military materials: concrete, metals, plastics, composites
• Home front sites: factories and shipyards
• Camps: Relocation and Prisoner-of-war
• Nuclear Age sites: testing grounds and development sites
• Cold War sites: bunkers, silos, and rockets
• Remembrances: monuments and memorials
• Archives: posters, photographs, letters, documents

ADD-ON TICKETED EVENTS:

OPENING RECEPTION: An opening reception at the the National Museum of the Pacific War will take place on Tuesday, June 4, 2019, 6-8 pm. Free with Registration.

FIELD SESSION: The half-day field session on Thursday will go behind the scene at the War in the Pacific Museum. Discuss preservation challenges with the museum’s curator and see collections not open to the public. June 6, 2019. Free with Registration.

TOUR: Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park Tour and Dinner will take place on June 5, 2019, 5:30 -8 pm. Tickets are limited! $45

PROCEEDINGS:

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For More Information, see NCPTT's Website at www.ncptt.nps.gov.


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Since workshops and conferences fill quickly, please sign up as early as possible. If you need to withdraw from an event, you must contact the organizer in writing via email at mary_striegel@nps.gov or fax (318) 356-9119.

Cancellations more than 30 days prior to an event will be fully refunded less a $30 administrative fee. No refunds will be available for cancellations within 30 days of the event, but funds may be credited towards a future NCPTT event. If the Friends of NCPTT must cancel an event, you may choose a full refund of the registration fee or a credit for a future Friends of NCPTT event.

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Fredericksburg Inn & Suites

201 South Washington Street

Fredericksburg, TX 78624

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Refunds up to 30 days before event

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