The Arabia Mountain Heritage Area Alliance presents our new program — History Harvest. Inspired by other History Harvest programs across the country, the Alliance is excited to begin this dynamic program where communities within the Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area can share their history and have it preserved and interpreted for future generations.
What is a History Harvest?
A History Harvest is a community event that aims to collect, interpret, and digitize artifacts of the local community. People are encouraged to bring their family photos, mementos, ephemera, and other items that not only tell their family’s story, but also help tell the story of the people of the Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area. The Alliance will provide the technology to scan or photograph the artifact and then collect historical and contextual information about the item. We have no plans to keep the items you bring, but we will share the digital files with you and preserve your history for future generations.
Items will be used in research to help us understand the past, and might be used in interpretive exhibits, films, or programs. One day, the history that we harvest will be available to the public for research and education.
Upcoming History Harvest Events
We plan to host several History Harvests throughout the year. Please check back here for more information.