News and Articles
News and Articles
Enola Gay hangar named one of America's 11 Most Endangered Historic Places
Tuesday, April 21, 2009
On April 28, the National Trust for Historic Preservation named the Manhattan Project’s Enola Gay hangar at Wendover Airfield one of America’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places. The hangar housed the “Enola Gay,” the B-29 bomber that dropped the atomic bomb “Little Boy” on the city of Hiroshima.
Atomic Heritage Foundation hosts Revisiting Reykjavik symposium
Wednesday, January 28, 2009
On Saturday, March 14, a diverse group gathered at the Carnegie Institution for Science for “Revisiting Reykjavik: Nuclear Policy for the New Century,” a public symposium organized by the Atomic Heritage Foundation.
Atomic Heritage Foundation Honored by National Trust for Historic Preservation
Friday, October 24, 2008
The National Trust for Historic Preservation honored the Atomic Heritage Foundation with a National Trust/Advisory Council on Historic Preservation Award at their annual October convention in Tulsa, OK. A nonprofit dedicated to historic preservation in America, the National Trust has been working to protect historic sites and revitalize the communities around them since 1949.
Mr. Stein Goes to Washington
Tuesday, October 14, 2008
On Wednesday, October 8, 2008, Manhattan Project veteran Ray Stein was one of 89 World War II veterans who flew from Atlanta to see the World War II Memorial. Ray’s flight and all expenses were paid for by the Honor Flight program founded by Earl Morse, a Physician Assistant and Retired Air Force Captain, to honor veterans he had taken care of for over 27 years.
Hanford B Reactor Voted National Historic Landmark
Monday, July 28, 2008
Update: The B Reactor is now officially a National Historic Landmark! U.S. Department of the Interior Deputy Secretary Lynn Scarlett and U.S. Department of Energy Acting Deputy Secretary Jeffrey F. Kupfer announced the good news at the B reactor. Preservation Magazine has an excellent article up about the fight to save the B Reactor.
Secret City 2008
Thursday, June 12, 2008
A reunion for Manhattan Project veterans, a “Sister Secret Cities” program about the local and national historic preservation efforts, and guided bus tours of the K-25 Heritage Center History Trail are among the events that will take visitors back to the 1940s during the annual Secret City Festival on Friday, June 20th and Saturday, June 21st, 2008, in Oak Ridge, Tennessee.