Fields of Conflict Conference 2014
March 12-15, 2014 Columbia, South Carolina, USA

Information for specific audiences:

 

About the Workshop

 

Call to Action: Battlefield Preservation Workshop

 

National Park Service

 

National Park Service

American Battlefield Protection Program

 

The integrity of battlefields across the globe continues to be threatened by a variety of human and natural factors. Join preservationists, planners, policy makers as they discuss best practices in battlefield preservation. Share successes and failures. Come to Columbia in 2014 to a Call to Action in battlefield preservation. Attend a field trip to the 1780 Camden Battlefield, a Revolutionary War battlefield in Camden, South Carolina. There will be opportunities to tour other battlefields from the American Revolution and the American Civil War.

 

 

Agenda Wednesday March 12, 2014

Time

 

Welcome: Introduction to the American Battlefield Protection Program, Path to Preservation

Paul Hawke, Chief

American Battlefield Protection Program

 

9:00 – 9:20

 

Mapping Battlefields with GIS and GPS – Inventory and History for a Military Terrain Components of the Battlefield Archeological and Cultural Landscapes

Kristen McMasters, Archeologist

American Battlefield Protection Program

 

9:20 – 10:00

 

Preservation Planning - Elements of the Effective Battlefield Plan and Registering your Battlefield

Elizabeth Vehmeyer, Archeologist

American Battlefield Protection Program

 

10:00 – 10:45

 

Battlefield Grants

Kristen McMasters/Elizabeth Vehmeyer, Archeologists

American Battlefield Protection Program

 

10:45 – 11:15

 

Panel Discussion

Questions and comments from participants

 

11:15 – 12:00

 

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