Statehood Day 2016 Celebration

OH Statehood Day

March 1 marked the annual celebration of Ohio’s Statehood. History and preservation proponents from communities across Ohio celebrated in Columbus at the annual event. Firm President W. Kevin Pape and Marion Werkheiser of Cultural Heritage Partners joined Ohio SHPO and Ohio History Connection staff to celebrate Ohio’s contribution to Preservation50, the 50th anniversary of the National Historic Preservation Act.

Kevin and Marion also joined staff from the National Park Service for a tour and conversations to support Ohio’s future World Heritage Sites at Hopewell Culture National Historic Park, the Newark Earthworks, and Fort Ancient Archaeological Park.