HRA completes Jewel Cave National Monument Administrative History

HRA historians Jackie Gonzales and Emily Greenwald recently completed an administrative history of Jewel Cave National Monument, located in the Black Hills. Check out the full history to learn about the complicated management of Jewel Cave, the third-longest cave in the world. Jackie and Emily also co-hosted a webinar about the administrative history. To learn […]

Senior Historian Ian Smith Celebrates 20 Years at HRA

Today is Ian Smith’s twentieth anniversary at HRA! Ian joined HRA as a Research Historian in 2000. Since then, he has risen steadily through the ranks, becoming a shareholder and the manager of HRA’s History Division. In addition to being a great colleague, Ian is a trusted and successful historical expert witness, focusing on water rights […]

Vice President Brent Hicks Celebrates 15 Years at HRA

Please join in wishing Brent Hicks, Vice President of Cultural Resource Management and Principal Archaeologist, a happy 15th anniversary with HRA! Brent joined a much smaller division in 2005, with offices in Missoula and Seattle. His calm and thoughtful leadership helped to transform us into one of the largest CRM firms in the Pacific Northwest […]

Production Coordinator Jessi Frank Celebrates Five Years at HRA

Jessi Frank joined HRA in 2015, at which time she coordinated opening our Eugene office. She quickly made herself an invaluable member of the team, going on to coordinate the Portland office relocation, managing both the Portland and Eugene offices, and taking on the role of Production Coordinator. Jessi can always be counted on to […]

HRA to Write Special History Study on the American Revolutionary War for NPS

HRA is excited to announce that we were awarded a project to write a Special History Study on the American Revolutionary War in the Southeastern United States for the National Park Service. The study will focus on the underrepresented historical narratives at National Historic Landmarks (NHLs) in the Southeastern States, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. […]

“We are the Rose City! A History of Soccer in Portland” at OHS

“We are the Rose City! A History of Soccer in Portland” opens today at the Oregon Historical Society in Portland. Curated by HRA historians Libby Provost and Morgen Young, the exhibition explores the history of professional soccer in Portland and the cultural context of the game. Portland entered the professional soccer world in 1975, when […]