SRS Heritage Foundation
Preserving and Interpreting the Heritage of the Savannah River Site
About the SRS Heritage Foundation...
The SRS Heritage Foundation, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization established to preserve and interpret the role of the Savannah River Site (SRS) in winning the Cold War. It focuses on technical and scientific achievements, sociological impacts, and ecological accomplishments. Activities include a range of education and outreach programs.
How We Came to Be
July 8: DOE public meeting on Historic Preservation of Cold War Resources sought public input on preservation
July 24: Todd Crawford and Walt Joseph presentation to Board of Directors of Citizens for Nuclear Technology Awareness resulted in creation of CNTA Visitor Center/Museum Committee
November 26: CNTA application approved to become a Consulting Party under the National Historic Preservation Act and 36 CFR Part 800
June 17: Programmatic Agreement signed to guide future management of historic preservation at SRS
December 9: Savannah River Site’s Cold War Built Environment Cultural Resources Management Plan signed by the USDOE Savannah River Operations Office, USDOE Savannah River Site Office, National Nuclear Security Administration, USDOE Federal Preservation Officer, South Carolina State Historic Preservation Officer and the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation with concurrence by the Savannah River Citizens Advisory Board, Citizens for Nuclear Technology Awareness, City of Augusta, City of Aiken and the City of New Ellenton.
August: First edition of SRS Heritage Newsletter
May 23: Non-profit 501©(3) status confirmed by Internal Revenue Service
August 11: CNTA transferred responsibilities, including Consulting Party status, to SRS Heritage Foundation.
September 6: First meeting of Heritage Foundation Board of Directors
-Heritage Foundation Board of Directors-
November 4: DOE-SROO Manager Jeff Allison issued letter of intent to Foundation for Building 742-A use as SRS Heritage Center
November 4: First SRS Heritage Day at Ruth Patrick Science Education Center, USCA
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January 26: DOE-SROO Manager, Jeff Allison issued letter of intent for parts of former community of Ellenton to be used for the Ellenton Heritage Trail
September 26: Preliminary design of SRS Heritage Center by Lord, Aeck & Sargent, Architects unveiled at wine and cheese reception in Aiken Municipal Building
October: Jim Iwert takes the lead with the Ellenton Heritage Trail Committee
July: Design of new Foundation logo unveiled
October 11: Second SRS Heritage Day held in conjunction with New Ellenton Atomic City Festival
March 20: Premiere of “Displaced” video shown to 1200 attendees in 2 showings at Etherredge Center, USCA. Wine and cheese reception
History of the Savannah River Site
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