Roundtable discussion on preservation of historical sites and national parklands
Forum part of celebration of 100 years of the National Park Service Goshen, N.Y. – Orange County Historian Johanna Yaun joined an impressive group of historic preservationists and national park representatives in a roundtable discussion on the next 100 years of preserving historical sites on national parklands on Monday, August 22 at the Bear Mountain Inn in Rockland County. Yaun’s invitation came from Sally Jewell, Secretary of the Department of the Interior, and Congresswoman Nita Lowey, who were on a tour of National Parks. Lowey represents parts of Westchester County and all of Rockland County. The contingent for the forum also included Rose Harvey, Commissioner of the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation.