Heritage Area Site Annual Training

2023 Heritage Area Site Annual Training

Join us Thursday, Nov. 9 from 8:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m. at the Waterloo Center for the Arts for a day of learning and networking. Panel discussions and breakout sessions are planned for those in leadership, marketing and education areas. Anyone from a designated, emerging or potential site of the Heritage Area are invited to attend. Please watch your email for an official invitation.


8:30-9:00 a.m. Check-in/Registration

9:00-9:30 a.m. Official Welcome and Ice Breaker Activity

9:30- 11:30 a.m. SSNHA Staff Lead Conversations

11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Golden Silos Award Luncheon

1:30-2:30 Concurrent Sessions (Interpretive Writing and Working with Social Media Influencers)

2:30-3:30 Heritage Site Share

Deadline November 1, 2023.

Thank you for joining the Fall Virtual Heritage Site Annual Training on Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022. Keynote speaker was Keena Nichelle Graham, Superintendent at Medgar & Myrlie Evers Home National Monument. Graham present “It’s Complicated: The Uncovering the Stories Embedded in Your Landscapes.”

You may find the slides from her presentation here.

Congratulations 2022 Award Winners!

Golden Silo for Rose Rohr Outstanding Volunteer

Glen Keppy, Eldridge

Golden Silo for Outstanding Heritage Area Site

New Day Dairy, Clarksville

Golden Silo for Outstanding Partner

Main Street Waterloo, Waterloo

Golden Silo for Outstanding Preservation in Agriculture

Four Mounds Inn and Conference Center, Dubuque

2022 People’s Choice Partner Site of the Year

Floyd County Historical Society Museum, Charles City

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