News and Articles
News and Articles
Atomic Heritage Foundation Honored by National Trust for Historic Preservation
Friday, October 24, 2008
The National Trust for Historic Preservation honored the Atomic Heritage Foundation with a National Trust/Advisory Council on Historic Preservation Award at their annual October convention in Tulsa, OK. A nonprofit dedicated to historic preservation in America, the National Trust has been working to protect historic sites and revitalize the communities around them since 1949.
Mr. Stein Goes to Washington
Tuesday, October 14, 2008
On Wednesday, October 8, 2008, Manhattan Project veteran Ray Stein was one of 89 World War II veterans who flew from Atlanta to see the World War II Memorial. Ray’s flight and all expenses were paid for by the Honor Flight program founded by Earl Morse, a Physician Assistant and Retired Air Force Captain, to honor veterans he had taken care of for over 27 years.
Hanford B Reactor Voted National Historic Landmark
Monday, July 28, 2008
Update: The B Reactor is now officially a National Historic Landmark! U.S. Department of the Interior Deputy Secretary Lynn Scarlett and U.S. Department of Energy Acting Deputy Secretary Jeffrey F. Kupfer announced the good news at the B reactor. Preservation Magazine has an excellent article up about the fight to save the B Reactor.
Secret City 2008
Thursday, June 12, 2008
A reunion for Manhattan Project veterans, a “Sister Secret Cities” program about the local and national historic preservation efforts, and guided bus tours of the K-25 Heritage Center History Trail are among the events that will take visitors back to the 1940s during the annual Secret City Festival on Friday, June 20th and Saturday, June 21st, 2008, in Oak Ridge, Tennessee.
Memento Maury: A Tribute to Maury Shapiro
Monday, May 19, 2008
Maurice M. Shapiro, a Manhattan Project veteran who had a long and distinguished career in the field of cosmic rays and neutrino astrophysics, died on February 27, 2008. The Atomic Heritage Foundation had the pleasure of his speaking on April 27, 2001 in Washington, DC on “Remembering the Manhattan Project” and on June 26, 2004 in Los Alamos to commemorate the centennial of J.
DOE Wins Award for Manhattan Project Preservation
Friday, May 16, 2008
Tuesday, May 13, the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation (ACHP) presented the Chairman’s Award for Federal Achievement in Historic Preservation to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) for its exemplary efforts to preserve, interpret, and share sites and history related to the Manhattan Project.