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Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology

Indiana University Department of History

Indiana Landmarks
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The DHPA partners with Indiana University and Indiana Landmarks to host the annual Preserving Historic Places: Indiana's Statewide Preservation Conference. This statewide conference is the official forum for preservation issues in Indiana.

Relevant session topics are chosen based on the host community. Speakers include nationally known preservationists. The conference features plenary and concurrent sessions, keynote speakers and tours of preservation highlights in the host community.

The 2014 Preserving Historic Places conference is in New Albany, April 9 - 11, 2014. Situated on the Ohio River, the 200-year-old city welcomes you to Indiana’s statewide preservation conference. The city’s diverse history features opulent 19th-century mansions, humble shotgun houses, stunning churches and a vibrant downtown featuring locally owned restaurants, shops and bars. Make reservations today for a conference guaranteed to engage, enlighten and entertain.

Meet the Speakers Reception

Matt and Jessica Bergman open their historic downtown loft in the Wilcox Block on Tuesday, April 8 from 5 – 8 p.m.

Conference Locations

Registration will be at St. Marks United Church of Christ, 222 East Spring Street, New Albany, IN. For the entire conference, free parking will be available at St. Mark’s. Meals and sessions will be located throughout downtown New Albany.

Hotel

Best Western Plus, Louisville West
411 West Spring St., New Albany, IN 47150
812-945-2771

Conference rate: $95 per night, not including taxes (includes breakfast buffet)

To make a reservation, call 812-945-2771 and use the code “Preserving Historic Places Conference.” Make your reservation early. Reserved conference hotel rooms will be released to the general public on March 24, 2014.

Professional Education Credits

Continuing education sessions for architects are pending and are sponsored and certified by the Indiana AIA. Library Education Units (LEUs) and CEUs for planners are also pending. For more information, call 317-234-1268. Continuing Education Credits for realtors, certified by the Indiana Real Estate Commission, Indiana Professional Licensing Agency, will be available on Thursday, April 10 only.

About Registration

Early Bird Registration by March 1 is $150
Student Early Bird Registration by March 1 is $75
Registration after March 1 is $175
Student Registration after March 1 is $100
Registration at the Door after April 2 is $200
Additional Luncheon Ticket (Wed. or Fri.) is $30
Additional Awards Banquet Ticket, Wed., is $45
Extra River Boat Dinner and Cruise Ticket is $50
Workshops/Field Sessions is $15
*All tours are free with registration. Motor coach tours require advance registration.
Register today
Special thanks to our federal, statewide and local sponsors for helping put on the 44th statewide preservation conference:
  • AIA Indiana
  • City of New Albany
  • Develop New Albany
  • Hornblower Marine Services
  • Horseshoe Foundation of Floyd County
  • Indiana Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology
  • Indiana Historical Bureau
  • Indiana Landmarks
  • Indiana State Representative Ed Clere
  • Indiana University
  • Indiana University’s Cornelius O’Brien Lecture Series
  • Kovert Hawkins
  • Michell Timperman Ritz
  • Mike Kopp, RE/MAX First Commercial Group
  • National Park Service
  • Resch Construction

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