History Space Initiative to be Featured in Newport Historical Society Presentation
Monday, February 18, 2019
Rhode Island and Newport Historical Societies are teaming up for a presentation on the Newport Historical Society’s History Space Initiative.
The program will take place on Tuesday, February 19 at 10 a.m. at the Newport Historical Society Resource Center.
Refreshments will be served at 9:30 a.m. in advance of the talk.
The presentation will feature Curator of Living History for the Newport Historical Society, Elizabeth Sulock.
She will discuss History Space and share case studies for past events such as What Cheer Day: Life After the Gaspee Affair and After Dark: Browns, Bad Boys, and Boudoirs—both of which were presented in partnership with the Rhode Island Historical Society.
Sulock has worked at the Newport Historical Society since 2008 in roles varying from marketing, development support, serving as a first-person historical interpreter and, more recently, organizing the Society’s History Space initiative.
She has presented at the ALFAM New England conference, the Rhode Island Statewide Historic Preservation Conference, History Camp Boston, and the First-Person Interpreter’s Conference. In her spare time, Sulock hand sews historical costumes and volunteers at living history events across the region.
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