Continuing the series of reporting from the AIMA conference in Estonia, here's another piece by our President, Dr. Debra Reid: June 27, 2013 – Open Air Museums and their History The Estonian Open Air Museum (EOAM) has more than seventy historic buildings on nearly 80 hectares. Most began as farm dwellings, sheds and outbuildings, before… Continue reading Scenes from the Road, part III
In an upcoming series of blog posts, ALHFAM President, Dr. Debra Reid, updates us on her travels and experiences across the pond in Estonia: Coming to you from Tallinn, Estonia, 22:31 Estonia time; 14:31 Central Daylight Time In 1998 I attended my first congress of the International Agriculture Museums Association (AIMA) in Poznan, Poland. Fifteen years… Continue reading Scenes from the Road
Take a look at the Western Region of ALHFAM on Facebook site. There are some good photos posted there of the 2011 meeting. -Katie Boardman
John T. Schlebecker was one of the founding members of ALHFAM. He worked as curator of the agricultural collections at the Smithsonian Institution and served as ALHFAM Secretary/Treasurer for many years. The award named in his honor is given to those who have served ALHFAM in extraordinary and generous ways. John Caramia was given this… Continue reading John Caramia Given Schlebecker Award
For a quick video report of what's been going on look at: http://wboy.com/story.cfm?func=viewstory&storyid=101042 Enjoy. - Katie Boardman
Saturday evening featured our Newcomer's Reception and the Salted, Smoked and Pickled Reception. The building that housed the event is a replica of the West Virginia building at the world's fair. Neat architecture. Wonderful murals. We enjoyed a visit from Gen. Jackson (this was his boyhood home- not birthplace). The highlight, as always, was meeting… Continue reading A Visit From Gen. Jackson
In a few short days, folks will be traveling from all over North America and beyond to the ALHFAM Annual Conference in Weston, WV. We'll gather for some good sessions, workshops, tours, meetings, and good professional hanging-out and networking. I'll be blogging and putting up some photos as it happens and may be joined by… Continue reading Coming Soon! The ALHFAM Annual Conference in West Virginia!