HRA archaeologists conducting a survey of a pipeline route. Replica emigrant wagons at Scotts Bluff National Monument in Nebraska. HRA crew taking a short break from a pipeline route survey. Our cultural resource management surveys document historic and prehistoric features, both above ground and below ground. West entrance to Scotts Bluff National Monument in Nebraska. Our work for the National Park Service includes archaeological investigations, administrative histories, National Register nominations, and a variety of other studies.

Celebrating 40!

In April 1974, two historians launched a consulting business in Missoula, Montana. Since then, HRA has expanded its services, established offices across the country, and built a reputation for excellence in historical research, cultural resource management, and litigation support. In 2014, we celebrate 40 years of helping clients use the past to solve present-day problems.

  • HRA provides a full range of Cultural Resource Management (CRM) and Historic Preservation services to assist agencies and private companies in navigating cultural resource…

  • HRA conducts in-depth historical research in archives and repositories across the country and prepares reports, books, brochures, and interpretive content that bring this…

  • HRA helps attorneys understand and use historical evidence in briefs, motions, trial presentations, and settlement discussions.

Recent News

3.23.15 | Association of King County Historical Organizations Offers Next Exit History to Members

We are pleased to announce that the Association of King County Historical Organizations (AKCHO) has partnered with HRA to make Next Exit History a member benefit in 2015. Click here to learn more. Or, contact us to explore ways in which your organization or group can use Next Exit History for economic development and historical interpretation in your community or region.

3.18.15 | Lewis and Clark Trail Heritage Foundation Holds Virtual Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

On March 17th, the Lewis and Clark Trail Heritage Foundation (LCTHF) announced the completion of a major digital initiative developed with HRA to promote 25 Lewis and Clark Centers and Native American attractions across the nation through the addition of these sites to Next Exit History™. The LCTHF will be celebrating the end of the project during a “virtual ribbon cutting ceremony” at the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail Interpretive Center, 4201 Giant Springs Road, Great Falls, Montana, at 5:15 PM on March 19, 2015. For more information, click here.