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News From the Field

*The American Association for State and Local History recently posted this link entitled: “101 Ideas For New Revenue at History Organizations:”

http://download.aaslh.org/101+Ideas+for+New+Revenue.pdf

*Historic houses nationwide are starting to experiment with different ways of being relevant to modern audiences. The Harriet Beecher Stowe House (Hartford, Connecticut) is a good example of one of the more innovative makeovers. Since it is a well-known house, this experiment, if successful, will be very influential in the field.

http://www.courant.com/entertainment/museums-galleries/hc-fea-stowe-house-makeover-0422-story.html

Texas Historical Commission Grant Program:

http://www.thc.texas.gov/news-events/press-releases/texas-historic-courthouse-preservation-program-offers-tenth-round-grants